Gunter, TX (Wood County)

By: Rachel Jenkins

Type: General Entry

Published: January 1, 1995

Gunter is near the Lake Fork Reservoir on Farm Road 17 some five miles north of Alba in northwestern Wood County. By 1905 the one-teacher Gunter school had twenty-five students. In the 1930s the community's scattered farms and homes were served by a church and by a school, which in 1932 had seventy-five students in nine grades. The church and one dwelling remained at the site by the late 1950s, and Gunter still had a church in the 1980s according to the county highway map.


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

Rachel Jenkins, “Gunter, TX (Wood County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 20, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995