Texas has some of the coolest and most unique names for TOWNS anywhere in the United States. Any occasion, any theme, Texas has a TOWN name for it! So, with Valentine's Day soon approaching,  these 6 TOWN NAMES in Texas make so much sense for Valentine's Day!

#1 • VALENTINE , TEXAS

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  • Located: Jeff Davis County between Marfa Texas and Van Horn.
  • Population: 212

According to wiki...Its name refers to the date of its founding in 1882 by a Southern Pacific Railroad construction crew: February 14. It is one of several cities named Valentine in the United States.

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#2 • LOVING, TEXAS

  • Located: In Mentone, Texas.
  • Population: 64
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According to wiki...Loving County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. With a population of 64 per the 2020 census, it is the least-populous county in the United States. Its county seat and only community is Mentone. The county was originally created in 1887, and after being disorganized in 1897, was reorganized in 1931.

 

#3 • PARIS, TEXAS

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  • Located: Northeast of Dallas, Texas.
  • Population: 24,171

Named after Paris, France known as the City of romance and love.

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According to this website...

It was incorporated by the Congress of the Republic of Texas on February 3, 1845. The community was named for Paris, France, by one of Wright's employees, Thomas Poteet. Paris was on the Central National Road of the Republic of Texas, which ran from San Antonio north through Paris to cross the Red River.

 

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#4 • LOVELADY, TEXAS

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  • Located: In Houston County, Texas.
  • Population: 649

Lovelady is a town in Houston County, Texas, United States. The population was 570 at the 2020 census. LoveladyTexas. City. Lovelady City Hall.

#5 • VENUS, TEXAS

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  • Located: Just south of Arlington, Texas.
  • Population: 5727

Not named after the mythology, Venus the goddess of love.

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The town was originally named "Gossip" until its development in the late 1880s. A man by the name of J.C. Smythe purchased 80 acres (32 ha) of abandoned cornfields in the northeastern corner of Johnson County and began to plan a townsite. He named his new town "Venus" after the daughter of a local doctor.

 

#6 • ITALY, TEXAS

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  • Located: Just south of Dallas, Texas.
  • Population: 1981

Yes, it was named after the country known for romance and love, Italy.

The community was named after Italy by a settler who had visited the European country.

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