Welcome to Wood County Texas!

Wood County is located in northeastern Texas between Interstate highways 20 and 30. Quitman, the county seat, is 80 miles east of Dallas and 30 miles north of Tyler.

Iron Horse Festival

Wood County Texas Tourism

Are you thinking of visiting Wood County, Texas? Wood County has a lot to offer to tourists and we look forward to welcoming you to our county. This page contains several links to other websites related to tourism, transportation, and other attractions in Wood County.
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Wood County Texas EDC

Wood County is home to a stable, business friendly environment that has experienced terrific growth over the last several years. With growth continuing to give way to greater expansion and more residents of all demographics coming to Wood County every day, there has never been a better time to consider this paradise in the pines as the destination for your business!
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Wood County Airport artist's rendering

Wood County Texas Airport

A monument in front of the Airport Terminal exhibits the dedication to all those who worked so diligently to made the airport possible, and to “ensure the Airport meets the present and future needs of a growing area” and for the economic vision of the leadership portrayed by the joint efforts of “Wood County, the city of Mineola, and the city of Quitman.”
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Downtown Quitman

Wood County Texas Government

The Wood County Texas county seat is located in Quitman, Texas. While not the largest town in the county, its population was 1,942 at the 2020 census. The city was named for John A. Quitman, a veteran of the Mexican–American War, and once governor of Mississippi. It is most notable for being the birthplace of Academy Award-winning actress Sissy Spacek.
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Wood County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, its population was 44,843. Its county seat is Quitman. The county was named for George T. Wood, governor of Texas from 1847 to 1849.

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