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ARMSTRONG COUNTY, TEXAS

34 58' 12" N, 101 21' 0" W (34.97, -101.35)

Armstrong County Topics

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  • Armstrong  County
    Contiguous Counties:
    Carson County (N) Gray County (NE) Donley County (E) Briscoe County (S) Swisher County (SW) Randall County (W) Potter County (NW)

    Armstrong County History

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    ARMSTRONG COUNTY

    Created 1876. Name honors several Texas pioneers named Armstrong. Ranching became the chief industry when huge JA Ranch was established here in 1876. Farming was introduced after the railroad came through, 1887. County was organized in 1890. Present courthouse was built 1912. (1969)

    Armstrong County Courthouse
    Armstrong County Courthouse
    Armstrong County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy TXDoT

    Armstrong County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Claude
    Area Hotel - Amarillo Hotels | More Hotels
  • Claude County seat
  • Goodnight ghost town
  • Washburn ghost town
  • Wayside ghost town

  • Armstrong County Vintage Maps
    TX - Armstrong  County 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Armstrong County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Armstrong  County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Armstrong County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Armstrong County TX 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Armstrong County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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