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Wayside was on Buck Creek near a road that later became Farm Road 14, six miles from Quitman in central Wood County. It was probably settled by the 1870s. By 1896 it had a one-teacher school for seventy-one White students. In 1905 the school had fifty-three students and one teacher. By the 1930s the school and community had disappeared.

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

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Wayside is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Wayside is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.78330300
Longitude: -95.33585500

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated