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FLATWOOD, TEXAS. Flatwood, on Farm Road 279 seventeen miles southeast of Canton in southeast Van Zandt County, had several businesses and scattered dwellings in the mid-1930s. By the late 1980s the community church alone remained to mark the townsite.

Diana J. Kleiner


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Diana J. Kleiner, "FLATWOOD, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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