Cana School, TX


By: Rachel Jenkins

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

Updated: October 19, 2020


Cana School is on Farm Road 2225 four miles northwest of Quitman in northwestern Wood County. A school existed at Cana before World War I. By 1932 the Cana school district offered nine grades of school to seventy-one White students and seven grades to twenty-nine Black students. By 1960 the community consisted of a school, a church, and a few scattered dwellings along the road. The 1988 county highway map showed a church and a school at the site.

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

Rachel Jenkins, “Cana School, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 02, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/cana-school-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994
October 19, 2020

Place
Cana School
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1372903
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Wood County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.85762420°
  • Longitude: -95.49134270°