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Poetry Texas.  The name itself self describes the tucked away locality that so many have called home.  Poetry Tx Homes for sale , Poetry Texas real estatePrimarily in Terrell Texas, the general area also includes Royse City and Quinlan.  There are open pastures for grazing, but also what makes this area so desirable are the picturesque home settings that are engulfed with trees and nature, many with frequent deer sightings.  Most of Poetry is also known for its' sandy loam soil.  If you are looking for serenity, consider Poetry Texas.
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History of Poetry TX
POETRY, TEXAS. Poetry is at the intersection of Farm roads 986 and 1565, six miles north of Terrell in northern Kaufman County. On July 22, 1845, Elisha Turner was awarded a patent to a league and a labor of land in this area by President Anson Jones for service to the Republic of Texas.qv He settled on the old Shreveport-Dallas road at a site that eventually became known as Turner's Point. A post office and school were established in 1858. A general store, hotel, Masonic lodge, and cotton gin eventually opened in the vicinity. The development of Terrell on the Texas and Pacific Railway in 1873 prompted such Turner's Point merchants as Joe Rushing and John Stevenson to move there. Others gradually moved their businesses the short distance to the present community. In 1876 the postal service requested that the community change its name to avoid confusion with a similarly named post office. Maston Ussery, a local merchant, suggested the name Poetry because the area in springtime reminded him of a poem. The post office was moved from the Turner's Point site to the Poetry site in 1879. In 1880 the estimated population of Poetry was forty. By 1904 the population was estimated to be 234. The post office closed in 1905, when service was consolidated in Terrell. On October 27, 1924, the business district was destroyed by fire. The churches escaped the fire, however, and their presence helped preserve the community. In 1941 the population was fifty. In the 1970s new growth began after two decades of little progress. Land developers enticed many new residents to the area, which is within comfortable commuting distance from Dallas. In 1984 an attempt was made to incorporate the community. The incorporation measure passed but was later ruled invalid by the Kaufman County Commissioners Court due to technicalities. A new general store opened in 1986. Sites of historical significance include the Poetry First Baptist Church, the Poetry Methodist Church, the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and adjacent Campground Cemetery, and the Dry Creek Cemetery near the Turner's Point site. The latter cemetery contains graves of many pioneers who settled in this area. In 1990 Poetry was listed as a community but without census figures; "more than 600" people were said to live there.
*Taken from the Texas Handbook Online


 
 
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$1,900,000 For Sale
10534 County Road 2452
Royse City, TX 75189
4 beds, 4 baths | Farm & Ranch
5,833 sq ft; lot: 46.84 acres
8
$985,000 For Sale
10888 Fm 1565
Poetry, TX 75160
Commercial Lots & Land: Commercial

lot: 195.163 acres
35
$975,000 For Sale
11007 County Road 2326
Terrell, TX 75160
4 beds, 3 full, 3 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,254 sq ft; lot: 8.846 acres
36
$874,800 For Sale
10904 County Road 2452
Terrell, TX 75160
lot: 58.32 acres | Residential Lots & Land
22
$774,000 For Sale
10670 County Road 2450
Poetry, TX 75160
2 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
8,732 sq ft; lot: 4.23 acres
23
$774,000 For Sale
10670 Cr 2450
Poetry, TX 75160
Farm & Ranch
lot: 4.23 acres
24
$774,000 For Sale
10670 County Rd 2450
Poetry, TX 75160
Commercial: Sale
2 units
lot: 4.23 acres
27
$649,000 For Sale
3028 County Road 249
Terrell, TX 75160
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,429 sq ft; lot: 10.77 acres
36
$629,900 For Sale
9280 County Road 2432
Terrell, TX 75160
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,364 sq ft; lot: 30 acres
22
$599,500 For Sale
1637 S Munson Road
Royse City, TX 75189
Farm & Ranch
lot: 39.75 acres
26
$494,000 For Sale
10956 Cr 2460
Poetry, TX 75160
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,469 sq ft; lot: 3.97 acres
32
$465,000 For Sale
9043 Texas Trail
Terrell, TX 75160
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,106 sq ft; lot: 4.276 acres
26
$449,900 Active Option Contract
11238 County Road 2316
Terrell, TX 75160
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,954 sq ft; lot: 27.79 acres
24
$429,900 For Sale
3019 Weldon Lane
Royse City, TX 75189
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,129 sq ft; lot: 2.213 acres
35
$420,000 Active Option Contract
10507 County Road 2332
Poetry, TX 75160
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,460 sq ft; lot: 6.7 acres
31
$419,900 Active Contingent
10474 County Road 2326
Terrell, TX 75160
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,400 sq ft; lot: 7.784 acres
29
$385,000 Active Option Contract
1381 Poetry Road
Royse City, TX 75189
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,641 sq ft; lot: 9.081 acres
31
$349,000 Active Option Contract
2307 Laci Lane
Royse City, TX 75189
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,614 sq ft; lot: 1.5 acres
7
$299,900 For Sale
Co Road 245
Poetry, TX 75160
Farm & Ranch
lot: 40 acres
5
$299,900 For Sale
6211 Pinion Trail
Royse City, TX 75189
lot: 10 acres | Residential Lots & Land
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