Odom, on Farm Road 3080 fourteen miles southwest of Canton in extreme southwest Van Zandt County, appeared on 1936 state highway maps as the location of a school and scattered residences and in 1981 as scattered dwellings along the roadway. The Odom school was consolidated with the Mabank Independent School District in 1949. Beard Cemetery, referred to as the Odom-Beard Cemetery by some sources, is nearby.

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Odom is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Odom is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Beard)


Latitude: 32.37819850
Longitude: -96.03135860

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated