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Wood County Transportation

Located in Texas' northeastern lake country, Wood county is positioned 90 miles east of Dallas and approximately 65 miles west of Texarkana. Known for it's historical downtowns, scenic drives, famous fishing lakes, and surprising industrial enterprises, Wood county continues to be a sought after spot with modern ammenities.

Highways:

Interstates near Wood County include I-20 on the southside of Wood County with I-30 topping off the north, about 15 miles away. Major highways intersecting Wood County are US 69, US 80, and Texas Highways 17, 14, and 154.

In particular through Winnsboro, TX State Hwy 37 and TX State Hwy 11, intersect in the heart of the mainstreet area and train depot.

Air:

Three airports are located within Wood County including the Wood County Airport (located between Mineola and Quitman), Mineola Wisener Airport, and Winnsboro Airport. Expansion is planned for the Wood County Aiport's runaway lengths for 2017.

Further south about 30 minutes from Wood County, American Eagle serves Tyler Pounds Airport. Further west about 90 miles, DFW International Airport provides domestic and international travel access.

Rail:

Passenger service: In Mineola, Amtrak, the national rail passenger service, daily stops while serving travelers from both the east and the west. Passenger Rail service: Amtrak's - Texas Eagle Train | www.texaseagle.com.

Seasonal: Kansas City Southern Holiday Express (2016) stopped in Winnsboro with smashing success that garnered over 4,000 people in its one-stop night.

 

 

 

 

 

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Winnsboro Was One of the First Cultural Arts District Cities!

In 2009 Winnsboro was one of the first cities designated by the State of Texas as a Cultural Arts District thanks in part to its historic downtown area featuring fine restaurants, antiques, specialty shops, notable musicians, artists, and art galleries. Winnsboro remains the smallest city to hold that designation!