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ST. PAUL, TEXAS

Collin County, North Central Texas

33 2' 30" N, 96 32' 45" W (33.041667, -96.545833)

FM 2514 on the shore of Lavon Lake
11 Miles S of McKinney
near Wylie
S of Lucas
N of Dallas
Population: 1,051 Est. (2019)
1,066 (2010) 630 (2000) 415 (1990)

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St. Paul City Limit, Texas
St. Paul City Limit
Photo courtesy Mike Price, January 2008

History in a Pecan Shell

The date of first settlement is not known, but the community opened its post office in 1876. In 1890 the population was still a mere 30 residents, with businesses being listed as a gin, gristmill and store. In 1894 the post office closed its doors. Proximity to McKinney may have curtailed growth, and by the 1930s, only a school, a church and a few houses comprised St. Paul. The population increased slowly over the decades and reached 150 in the 1970s, increasing to just over 400 for the 1990 census, and 1,066 in 2010
Photographer's Note:

Saint Paul

"Determing the boundries between the towns out here (see Collin County, North Central Texas) is almost impossible. St Paul is really just a residential area. Assuming I got the boundries correct there's one church off the main road, no businesses except at what might be the northwest corner of town. I threw in a pic of an old barn/shed, the rest I saw is homes." - Mike Price, January 16, 2008

St. Paul Texas church
St. Paul Texas church
Photo courtesy Mike Price, January 2008
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Red barn, St. Paul Texas
Old barn
Photo courtesy Mike Price, January 2008


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North Central Texas

St. Paul, Texas Nearby Towns:
Mckinney the county seat
Wylie
Lucas
Dallas
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