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SHADY SHORES, TEXAS

Denton County, Central Texas North

339'42"N 972'2"W (33.161669, 97.034015)

U.S. Hwy 77 (Interstate 35 East)
7 miles SE of Denton the county seat
near the shoreline of Lewisville Lake
ZIP codes 76205, 76208
Area code 940
Population: 2,865 Est. (2019)
2,612 (2010) 1,461 (2000) 1,045 (1990)

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Shady Shores TX - Town Hall
Shady Shores Town Hall
Photo courtesy Clint Skinner, August 2022

History in a Pecan Shell

Located seven miles southeast of Denton on U. S. Highway 77 near Lewisville Lake. During the 1920s, Dallas contractor John William Franck started building a fishing camp in the northern section of Lake Dallas to develop a weekend retreat. As the area grew, other camps were erected, but many later got replaced by houses. In 1932, construction started on a subdivision called Shady Shores as a result of the area's growth. The community decided to incorporate as a town in October 1960 to prevent Denton from annexing the area.

by Clint Skinner

Source:
Shady-shores.com
Tshaonline.org
Wikipedia.org

Shady Shores TX - city limit
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Shady Shores town limit sign
Photo courtesy Clint Skinner, August 2022


Shady Shores TX - Park, Olive's Garden
Shady Shores Park
Photo courtesy Clint Skinner, August 2022


Shady Shores TX - Water Tower
Shady Shores Water Tower
Photo courtesy Clint Skinner, August 2022
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