Waples is on a spur off Farm Road 167 ten miles north of Granbury in eastern Hood County. Settlement of the community occurred sometime before 1900. A 1936 county map indicated more than a dozen scattered dwellings, a church, and a school in Waples. In 2000 the population was 155.

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Place type

Waples is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.48374890
Longitude: -97.72030530

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014