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Welcome to Sherry ...

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

Sherry is located in Red River County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Sherry, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1902.

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

The telephone area code for Sherry: (903)

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
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Blossom
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Bogata
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogata
    • Bogata is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,063 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bogata <3>
  • Detroit
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
    • Detroit is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit <3>
  • Deport
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Talco
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Avery
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avery
    • Avery is located in Red River County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 454 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avery <3>
  • Annona
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Cuthand
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuthand
    • Cuthand is located in Red River County
  • Bagwell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)

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 .<5> 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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