About Wood County
Sharelunker Program Lake Fork's TROPHY BASS and Texas Parks and Wildlife | click here (printable)
Wood County Industrial Commission Business, Industry, Commerce, Economic Development & Tourism
Shop Local and Come, Stay and Play in Wood County!
Tourism: Events, Sites to See, Things to Do
Economic Development & Tourism News.
Details Report: Demographics & Profile Report on Wood County, Texas | click here (printable)
Hotel Tax Payment Form: Wood County Lodging | click here. (printable)
How do we use Hotel/Lodging Occupancy Tax Dollars? Visitor's Guides, Highway Billboard Advertising, Radio, and more.
Info: Lodging Tax Questions & Answers | click here. (printable)
Info: How Tourism projects funding work: click here (printable)
Form: Application for FY14 Tourism Proposals (Feb. 15 - May 15, 2013) click here (printable)
News: Open Call for FY14 Tourism Applications (Feb. 15-May 15, 2013) click here (printable)
The next WCIC regular monthly board meeting date will be April 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in Holly Lake Ranch, Texas at the Four Seasons Restaurant. | Click HERE to view the meeting agenda.
OPEN TRANSPARENCY: WCIC Meeting Records.
Recent Past Events:
NEW WOOD COUNTY, TEXAS HOSPITAL OPENED IN 2013
[Wood County, TX] Community members joined with representatives of the East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System and the Wood County Central Hospital District to celebrate the opening of the new, state-of-the-art ETMC Quitman on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Cutting the ribbon in celebration of the new facility (left to right): Jan Gorman (WCCHD Board), Lynn McGowan (former WCCHD Board), Marion Stanberry (WCCHD Executive Dir), Bill James (WCCHD Board and ETMC Quitman Board), Dr. Beverly Waddleton (WCCHD Board), Orval Lindsey (WCCHD Board), J. Warren Robicheaux, Jack Dickerson (WCCHD Board President), Elmer G. Ellis (ETMC System CEO), Rep. Bryan Hughes, Quitman Mayor J.R. Evans, Dr. Paul Driver (WCCHD Board and ETMC Quitman Board), Jerry Massey (Sr VP Affiliate Operations ETMC), Byron Hale (CFO ETMC Regional Health Sys), Perry Henderson (Sr Administrator ETMC Northern Hosp Group), and Rodney Watkins (ETMC Quitman Board). - Photo courtesy, WCIC C.G. Willis .
CLICK HERE for more details and 26 pictures of the new ETMC/Quitman hospital in Wood County, Texas.
Past Tourism Events:
Tourism: Feb. 28 - Mar 3, 2013: Lake Fork Carp & Buffalo Tournament | click here (printable)
Lake Country Classic Car Club Cruise IN was held in September 2013 at Governor Jim Hogg Park in Quitman, Texas. Registration: 9:00—11:00 am Show 9:00—2:00 pm Awards: 2:30 pm, Location: Gov. Jim Hogg Park, Quitman, TX—1 mile south of Courthouse on Hwy 37. Look for this Classic Car Club cruise in to return in 2014. For More Information contact: L Barnes 903-850-3858 or
Photograph and Imagery Credits. Thank you to the skilled work of our contributors for photographic and imagery credits: Gary Edwards, East Texas Reflections, Neal Duncan, Rodney Duplechain, KLTV, the cities of Alba, Hawkins, Mineola, Quitman, Winnsboro and Yantis, the Links at Lands End, the Lake Fork Chamber of Commerce, Thee Hubbell House B&B (Tim Carmichael), Counties of Texas, Ted Lerich (TexasCourthouses.com), Chana Gail Willis, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Texas Forest Trail and the State of Texas.