Flatwood, on Farm Road 279 seventeen miles southeast of Canton in southeast Van Zandt County, had several businesses and scattered dwellings in the mid-1930s. By the late 1980s the community church alone remained to mark the townsite.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © TSHA

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Place type

Flatwood is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.39362400
Longitude: -95.64153000

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated