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GREENWOOD, TX (PARKER COUNTY)

GREENWOOD, TEXAS (Parker County). Greenwood, four miles west of Weatherford in central Parker County, began to form in the early 1880s. Residents named the settlement after a live oak tree near their one-room schoolhouse. Greenwood served primarily as a community center for area farmers and ranchers. In the 1980s the only evidence of the community's existence was the Greenwood Cemetery, near Farm Road 3028.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Parker County Historical Commission, History of Parker County (Dallas: Taylor, 1980).

David Minor

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

David Minor, "GREENWOOD, TX (PARKER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvg49), accessed November 26, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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