New York, Texas

About New York, Texas

New York is an unincorporated community in Henderson County, Texas, United States, about 11 miles east of Athens.GeographyNew York lies at the intersection of FM 804 and FM 607 in a stereotypically hilly portion of East Texas, surrounded mostly by farm land. It is 87 miles east of Dallas.HistoryNew York was first settled around 1856 by James C. Walker, Davis Reynolds, Jesse M. Forester, and A. M. Otts at a location south of the present site. The present site was settled in 1873. The community ...

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