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Wolfe City, Texas

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wolfe City.

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Wolfe City ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bug Tussle (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the Northeast of Wolfe City   [Map]
Celeste   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Clutter Point   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Cotton Center   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Flag Springs   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Flat Prairie   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hail   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Hickory Creek   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Hogeye   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Leonard   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Prairie Point   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Scatter Branch   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Silver City   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Wolfe City. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Benny Binion
  Businessman, founder of Binion's Horseshoe Casino. He was born in Pilot Grove (Texas) on Sunday November 20, 1904 and died in Las Vegas (Nevada) on Monday December 25, 1989 at an age of 85. He was buried at Bunkers Eden Vale Cemetery (Nevada).

Pilot Grove [Map] is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the west of Wolfe City

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Benny Binion<2>
John Henderson Silent John Whitehead
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Coleman (Texas) on Tueday April 27, 1909 and died in Bonham (Texas) on Tueday October 20, 1964 at an age of 55. He was buried at Carson Cemetery (Fannin County, Texas) [Map].

Bonham [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest of Wolfe City

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Henderson Silent John Whitehead

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Wolfe City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wolfe City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wolfe City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wolfe City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wolfe City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3705, Longitude: -96.0686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wolfe City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wolfe City.