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WAYSIDE, TX (WOOD COUNTY)

WAYSIDE, TEXAS (Wood County). Wayside was on Buck Creek near a road that later became Farm Road 14, six miles from Quitman in central Wood County. It was probably settled by the 1870s. By 1896 it had a one-teacher school for seventy-one white students. In 1905 the school had fifty-three students and one teacher. By the 1930s the school and community had disappeared.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Wood County, 1850–1900 (Quitman, Texas: Wood County Historical Society, 1976).
Rachel Jenkins

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Handbook of Texas Online, Rachel Jenkins, "Wayside, TX (Wood County)," accessed April 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrw65.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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