Wood County, Texas Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
The area was originally Caddo Indian country. The first settler arrived in 1824, the first school opened in 1852 and the first newspaper was published in 1845.
1850--Wood County was created 5 February 1850 from Van Zandt County. County seat: Quitman 
1878--Courthouse and all county records were destroyed by fire in December 1878.
Places / Localities
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).