WOODARD, TEXAS. Woodard, a rural community eighteen miles southeast of Paris off Farm Road 1503 in southeastern Lamar County, was first settled before 1900. A school was in operation by 1906, when it had an enrollment of twenty-four. During the mid-1930s the community had a school and a number of houses; several stores were also located in the area. After World War II most of the residents moved away, and in the early 1990s only a cemetery and few scattered dwellings remained. No population estimates were available.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "WOODARD, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrwsd), accessed February 06, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.