Quitman, Texas

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Quitman
City
The Wood County Courthouse in Quitman.
The Wood County Courthouse in Quitman.
Map of Quitman
Map of Quitman
Coordinates: 32°47′46″N 95°26′40″W / 32.79611°N 95.44444°W / 32.79611; -95.44444Coordinates: 32°47′46″N 95°26′40″W / 32.79611°N 95.44444°W / 32.79611; -95.44444
Country United States
State Texas
CountyWood
Area
 • Total1.8 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
413 ft (126 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,030
 • Density1,100/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
75783
Area code(s)903
FIPS code48-60188
GNIS feature ID1375601

Quitman is a city in the state of Texas in the United States. It is the county seat of Wood County.[1] About 1,811 people lived there in 2013.[2] It was named for John A. Quitman, a governor of Mississippi.[1] Sissy Spacek was born in Quitman.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 David W. Gilbreath (June 15, 2010). "QUITMAN, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  2. "Quitman, Texas". City data. Onboard Informatics. Retrieved 13 May 2015.