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    WORD, TEXAS

    Shelby County, East Texas
    About 10 Miles SW of Center
    Population: None

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    History on a Pinhead

    The community was really never more than a store and post office. The life span of the post office was from 1892 to 1912. Without a town center or railroad, the community didnít have much of a chance. By 1920 Word was out.
    Shelby County TX 1907 Postal map
    Shelby County 1907 postal map showing Word
    (Below "H" in "SHELBY")
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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