Point, TX


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Point is a city in Rains County, Texas, United States. The population was 792 at the 2000 census. A July 1, 2008 U.S. Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 958.
Texas journalist Bob Bruce (1934–2009), affiliated for nearly four decades with the Abilene Reporter-News, was born on his grandmother's farm near Point but reared in other cities in Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas.
Point is located at 32°55′53″N 95°52′15″W / 32.93139°N 95.87083°W / 32.93139; -95.87083 (32.931512, -95.870957). It is situated at the junction of U.S. Highway 69 and Farm Roads 47 and 514 in northwestern Rains County, approximately eight miles northwest of Emory and sixty miles east of Dallas.