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HOCKLEY COUNTY, TEXAS

33 36' 36" N, 102 20' 24" W (33.61, -102.34)

Hockley County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Hockley County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Lamb County (N) Lubbock County (E) Terry County (S) Cochran County (W) Yoakum County (SW) Bailey County (NW) Hale County (NE) Lynn County (SE)

    Hockley County History

    From 1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    HOCKLEY COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    created August 21, 1876;
    organized February 19, 1921.
    Named in honor of George W. Hockley, commander of the artillery at San Jacinto. Secretary of War of the Republic of Texas. Died in 1851.
    Levelland called Hockley City until 1912. County Seat.


    Hockley County Courthouse
    TX - Hockley County Courthouse
    Hockley County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson

    Hockley 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 - Levelland
    Book Hotel Here - Levelland Hotels
  • Anton
  • Balch ghost town
  • Coble Switch ghost town
  • Levelland County seat
  • Lockettville
  • Opdyke ghost town
  • Opdyke West
  • Pep ghost town
  • Pettit
  • Ropesville
  • Roundup
  • Smyer
  • Sundown
  • Whitharral

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