Watkins, TX (Van Zandt County)


By: Diana J. Kleiner

Type: General Entry

Published: September 1, 1995


Watkins is just off Farm Road 47 and south of State Highway 243 nine miles west of Canton in west central Van Zandt County. It had a school that reached an enrollment of fifty-seven in 1905 and was consolidated with the Canton Independent School District in 1952. State highway maps showed the school, a business, and scattered dwellings at the townsite in 1936 and a town hall and church in 1987.

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  • Communities

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

Diana J. Kleiner, “Watkins, TX (Van Zandt County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/watkins-tx-van-zandt-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

September 1, 1995

Place
Watkins
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1379243
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Van Zandt County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.53958070°
  • Longitude: -96.02774760°