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WILDA, TEXAS. Wilda, in northwestern Shelby County six miles from Timpson, was named for the sweetheart of an employee of the Ragley Lumber Company, which once ran a road through the area. In 1946 it was a church and school community, and by 1988 it no longer existed as a named community.

D. R. Taylor


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

D. R. Taylor, "WILDA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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