Watkins

Watkins is just off Farm Road 47 and south of State Highway 243 nine miles west of Canton in west central Van Zandt County. It had a school that reached an enrollment of fifty-seven in 1905 and was consolidated with the Canton Independent School District in 1952. State highway maps showed the school, a business, and scattered dwellings at the townsite in 1936 and a town hall and church in 1987.

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

No

Place type

Watkins is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.53958070
    Longitude
    -96.02774760

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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