Quitman is a city in Wood County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,030 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Wood County. It is most notable for being the birthplace of American Academy Award winning actress Sissy Spacek. The city's slogan is "Come grow with us." It was established in 1850. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8square miles (4.8 square kilometers).