Nestled in just over one square mile of woods, Oakwood was originally called “Oakwoods” because of the large number of oak trees in the area. Cotton was the most important cash crop for many years, and the earliest crops were shipped on flatboats that floated down the Trinity River to Houston and Galveston. The railroad made Oakwood the leading cotton center in the area, and during the height of the cotton boom, the town had three cotton gins.
Today, our close-knit community continues to thrive on the values that hard work teaches. We know that education is the key to a long and successful future for our community, and we are proud to be an integral part of it.
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