Wood County, Texas

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Wood County
The Wood County Courthouse in Quitman
The Wood County Courthouse in Quitman
Map of Texas highlighting Wood County.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Seat Quitman
Area
 • Total 696 sq mi (1,800 km2)
 • Land 645 sq mi (1,670 km2)
 • Water 50 sq mi (100 km2)  7.3%
Population (2010)
 • Total 41,964
 • Density 60.29/sq mi (23.279/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website www.co.wood.tx.us

Wood County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2010, 41,964 people lived there. The county seat is Quitman. The county was named for George T. Wood, governor of Texas from 1847 to 1849.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. David W. Gilbreath (June 15, 2010). "WOOD COUNTY". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 15 May 2015.