Quitman

The seat of Wood County, Quitman is the commercial center for farming, livestock, oil, and headquarters for an electric co-op. James Stephen Hogg, one of the town's most famous citizens, published the Quitman Daily News in 1873 and was later justice of the peace, county attorney, state attorney general and governor of Texas 1891-95. Historical information is available at the chamber of commerce.

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