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ANDREWS, TX (WOOD COUNTY)

ANDREWS, TEXAS (Wood County). Andrews was 6½ miles east of Quitman in northeastern Wood County. The settlement received a post office in 1885 and the following year reported a population of six. By 1892 the community had grown to 100, had two Methodist ministers, and supported a carpenter, a distiller, and two combination gristmill-gins. The population declined to fifteen by 1896, and by 1906 the post office had closed.

Rachel Jenkins

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Rachel Jenkins, "ANDREWS, TX (WOOD COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hra84), accessed February 06, 2016. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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