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Welcome to Sherry ...

Sherry is located in the Piney Woods (East Texas).

Sherry is located in Red River County<1>.

Sherry is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Sherry lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Sherry lies within the (903) area code.

Communities Also Named Sherry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Sherry - they are located in Arkansas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sherry.

Communities near Sherry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sherry.

  • Clarksville
  • Blossom
  • Bogata
  • Detroit
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
    • Detroit lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Sherry.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<4>
  • Deport
  • Talco
  • Avery
  • Annona
  • Cuthand
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthand
    • Cuthand lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Sherry.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuthand
  • Bagwell

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sherry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sherry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherry. See our Newspapers Page for Sherry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherry ...

Looking for more information about Sherry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sherry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sherry.

Adding Sherry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sherry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sherry was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Sherry in the book titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6> From that list, the Sherry post office opened in 1902.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sherry.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Red River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sherry) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SherryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5434, Longitude: -95.1031    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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