Wilda, TX

By: D. R. Taylor

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: October 1, 1995

Wilda, in northwestern Shelby County six miles from Timpson, was named for the sweetheart of an employee of the Ragley Lumber Company, which once ran a road through the area. In 1946 it was a church and school community, and by 1988 it no longer existed as a named community.

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

D. R. Taylor, “Wilda, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 27, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/wilda-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

October 1, 1995

Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Shelby County