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WOOD COUNTY, TEXAS

32 46' 48" N, 95 22' 48" W (32.78, -95.38)
Population: 44,227 Est. (2016) 41,964 (2010)
Total area: 696 square miles (1,800 km2)
645 square miles (1,670 km2) land
50 square miles (130 km2) water

Wood County Topics

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    Wood County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    WOOD COUNTY
    Created February 5, 1850
    Organized August 5, 1850
    Named in Honor of George T. Wood 1795-1858
    Member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas
    An officer in the Mexican War
    Governor of Texas 1847-1849
    Quitman, the county seat


    Wood County Courthouse
    Texas - Wood County Courthouse
    Wood County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Wood County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Quitman
    Book Area Hotel - Quitman Hotels
  • Alba
  • Cartwright
  • Coke ghost town
  • Drusilla ghost town
  • East Point
  • Golden
  • Hawkins
  • Little Hope ghost town
  • Mineola
  • Mutt and Jeff ghost town
  • Perryville
  • Pleasant Grove
  • Quitman County Seat
  • Stormville ghost town
  • Winnsboro
  • Yantis

  • Wood County Texas  1882  postal map
    From 1882 Texas state map #2134 showing Wood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wood County Texas  1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Wood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wood County Texas 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Wood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wood County Texas 1940s map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Wood County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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