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COLLINGSWORTH COUNTY, TEXAS

34 58' 12" N, 100 16' 12" W (34.97, -100.27)
Population: 3,057 (2010)
Total area: 919 square miles (2,380 km2)
918 square miles (2,380 km2) land
0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) (0.1%) water

Collingsworth County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Collingsworth County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Wheeler County (N) Beckham County, Oklahoma (NE) Harmon County, Oklahoma (SE) Childress County (S) Hall County (SW) Donley County (W) Gray County (NW)

    Collingsworth County History

    1936 Centennial - Highway Marker:

    COLLINGSWORTH COUNTY

    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    Created August 21, 1876;
    Organized November 4, 1890;
    Named in Honor of James Collinsworth 1806-1838;
    the first Chief Justice of the Republic of Texas;
    Signer of the Declaration of Independence at the Battle of San Jacinto;
    Secretary of State in Burnet's cabinet;
    Wellington, The County Seat.

    Collingsworth County Courthouse
    Texas - Collingsworth County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Collingsworth 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 - Wellington
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  • Samnorwood
  • Wellington county seat

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

    Collingsworth County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    Located on US 83 at FM 3446
    just north of the Bonnie & Clyde "Red River Plunge" Bridge
    about 2 miles N of Wellington
    Collingsworth County TX pink granite  Texas Centennial marker
    Collingsworth County pink granite Texas Centennial marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    Collingsworth County TX pink granite  Texas Centennial marker
    "This Pink Granite Texas Centennial Marker which commemorates the founding of Collingworth County is barely legible." - Barclay Gibson
    December 2008 photo
    Collingsworth County TX pink granite  Texas Centennial marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    Collingsworth County TX pink granite  Texas Centennial marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
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