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Coordinates: 32°47′46″N 95°26′40″W / 32.79611°N 95.44444°W / 32.79611; -95.44444Coordinates: 32°47′46″N 95°26′40″W / 32.79611°N 95.44444°W / 32.79611; -95.44444
Country United States
State Texas
CountyWood
Area
 • Total1.8 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Land1.8 sq mi (5 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
413 ft (126 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total2,030
 • Density1,130/sq mi (435/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code(s)
75783
FIPS code48-60188
GNIS feature ID1375601

Quitman is a city in the state of Texas in the United States. It is the county seat of Wood County.[1] About 1,811 people lived there in 2013.[2] It was named for John A. Quitman, a governor of Mississippi.[1] Sissy Spacek was born in Quitman.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 David W. Gilbreath (June 15, 2010). "QUITMAN, TX". Texas State Historical Association. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hjq03. Retrieved 13 May 2015. 
  2. "Quitman, Texas". Onboard Informatics. http://www.city-data.com/city/Quitman-Texas.html. Retrieved 13 May 2015.