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Wake Village is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States, and a suburb of Texarkana, Texas. It is part of the Texarkana, Texas – Texarkana, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,129 at the 2000 census.
Wake Village is located at 33°25′33″N 94°6′42″W / 33.42583°N 94.11167°W / 33.42583; -94.11167 (33.425701, -94.111716), immediately west of Texarkana, at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 989 and Old Redwater road, north of U.S. Route 67 and south of U.S. Route 82. The city of Nash is situated immediately to the north, also along FM 989.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km), all of it land.
Wake Village has no 19th Century history. It was built for the war effort in 1944/45 to provide housing for the plant workers at the Red River Army Depot and the Lone Star Ammunition Plant.
The name came from Wake Island in the Pacific theater of the war. The population was over 1,000 in the early 1950s…

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