About This Place
La Ward is a city in Jackson County, Texas, United States. The population was 200 at the 2000 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the population at 193 as of 1 July 2008.
La Ward is located at 28°50′42″N 96°27′56″W / 28.845°N 96.46556°W / 28.845; -96.46556 (28.845036, -96.465659), at the junction of State Highway 172 and FM 616 in southern Jackson County, approximately 12 miles south of Ganado and 17 miles southeast of Edna. The nearest large city is Victoria, 46 miles west of La Ward.
The United States Census Bureau lists the total city area at 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.