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WORD, TEXAS

Shelby County, East Texas

About 10 Miles SW of Center the county seat
Population: None

Word, Texas Area Hotels › Center Hotels

History on a Pinhead

The community was really never more than a store and post office. The life span of the post office was from 1892 to 1912. Without a town center or railroad, the community didnít have much of a chance. By 1920 Word was out.

Word, TX, Shelby County, 1908 postmark
Postcard canceled with Word, TX 1908 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
Shelby County TX 1907 Postal map
1907 Shelby County postal map showing Word
(Below "H" in "SHELBY")
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

Take a road trip

Word, Texas Nearby Towns:
Center the county seat
Nacogdoches
San Augustine
See Shelby County | East Texas

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