Tokio

Name:

Tokio

County:

Terry

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

33° 10′ 53″ N, 102° 16′ 31″ W

Elevation:

 

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Tokio is an unincorporated community in Terry County, Texas, United States.

Remains:

The town of Tokio was founded in 1908, and relocated a mile south to the current location in 1928 when US highway 380 was redirected. Although reaching a population of at least 125 residents in the 1940s, Tokio lies mostly in ruins today. A historical marker stands in front of the old Tokio School.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 24 in 2000.

Remarks:

Another Texas community named Tokio (also called Wiggins) is located in McLennan County, near West, Texas.