to the Handbook of Texas:
[Key] had a population of ten and three businesses in 1930. The Key
Baptist Church was consolidated with the Pioneer Bethany and Mount
Olive churches in 1914. After a church fire in 1923 part of the church
community moved three miles south to build the Midway Baptist Church,
while the remaining congregation built a new church at Key, which
was expanded in 1948. In 1947 Key had a school, a church, five businesses,
and seventy-five people. The population was seventy-five in 1950 and
forty in 1980. In 1990 it was reported as twenty. The population remained
the same in 2000.
Handbook of Texas Online, William R. Hunt, "Key, TX,"
accessed September 06, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrk09.
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