Waneta

Waneta, off Farm Road 228 ten miles northeast of Grapeland in northeastern Houston County, was established around 1899, when a post office opened; it operated until 1909. In 1915 the population was ten. In the mid-1930s the small community had a school and a number of houses. The school was later consolidated with Percilla school, and by the mid-1960s only a community center and a few widely scattered houses remained in the area.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Waneta is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Bass)
  • (Joe)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.56795530
    Longitude
    -95.35022400

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Waneta by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
19 2009 Local Officials