The town of Denison, Texas (located at 33°44′59″N 96°33′27″W) in Grayson County was founded in 1872 by the Missouri, Kansas City and Texas (the Katy) Railroad as it pushed its way southward into the state. It was named in honor of Katy Railroad Vice President George Denison. The town no doubt owes its success to the railroad. The Interurban also started here, eventually connecting the 70 miles to Dallas and on another 100 miles to Waco.
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