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Old 04-21-2010, 11:10 AM
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Does anyone know how the city of Cool, Texas got its name?
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Old 04-21-2010, 05:58 PM
Location: Greenville, Delaware
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If you mean the Cool, TX that is near Mineral Wells, it's no city -- more a spot in the road. I expect it's derived from someone's surname. Years ago in Colorado I had a patient with that surname.
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Old 04-22-2010, 06:46 AM
Location: Ruidoso, NM
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The Handbook of Texas online has some information, but nothing about the origin of the name.

If you live in Texas, there are several books on Texas place names. The most recent and one of the best is "Muleshoe & More: The Remarkable Stories Behind the Naming of Texas Towns" by Bill Bradfield & Clare Bradfield.
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Old 04-23-2010, 01:28 PM
Location: Metromess
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It doesn't live up to its name in summer. It's just a little crossroads (Hwys 180 & 113) hamlet. Not much to it.
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