Waples, TX


By: David Minor

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: September 1, 1995


Waples is on a spur off Farm Road 167 ten miles north of Granbury in eastern Hood County. Settlement of the community occurred sometime before 1900. A 1936 county map indicated more than a dozen scattered dwellings, a church, and a school in Waples. In 2000 the population was 155.

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

David Minor, “Waples, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 19, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/waples-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
September 1, 1995

Place
Waples
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1379232
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Hood County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.48374890°
  • Longitude: -97.72030530°
Population Counts
People Year
155 2014