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DALLAM COUNTY, TEXAS

36 17' 24" N, 102 35' 24" W (36.29, -102.59)
Population: Est. 7,056 (2016) 6,703 (2010)
Total area: 1,505 square miles (3,900 km2)
1,503 square miles (3,890 km2) land
2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) water

Dallam County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Dallam County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Cimarron County, Oklahoma (N) Sherman County (E) Hartley County (S) Union County, New Mexico (W) Moore County (SE)

    Dallam County History

    1936 Centennial Marker:

    DALLAM COUNTY

    Formed from Young and Bexar territories:
    Created August 21, 1876;
    Organized July 28, 1891.
    Named in honor of James W. Dallam, 1818-1847. Compiler of digest of decisions of Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1845. County Seat, Texline, 1891-1903.
    Dalhart, since this area was once part of XIT Ranch.

    Dallam County Courthouse
    Dallam County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Dallam 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 -
    Dalhart
    Book Hotel Here - Dalhart Hotels
  • Bunker Hill ghost town
  • Chamberlin ghost town
  • Coldwater ghost town
  • Conlen
  • Dalhart County seat
  • Kerrick ghost town
  • Perico ghost town
  • Texline

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

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