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OLDHAM COUNTY, TEXAS

35 24' 0" N, 102 36' 0" W (35.4, -102.6)
Population: Est. 2,114 (2016) 2,052 (2010)
Total area: 1,501 square miles (3,890 km2)
1,501 square miles (3,890 km2) land
0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) water

Oldham County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
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    Oldham Contiguous Counties:
    Hartley County (N) Moore County (NE) Potter County (E) Deaf Smith County (S) Quay County, New Mexico (W/Mountain Time Zone) Randall County (SE)

    Oldham County History

    1936 Centennial Marker:

    OLDHAM COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    created August 21, 1876;
    organized January 12, 1881.
    Named in honor of Williamson Simpson Oldham 1813-1868; Arkansas lawyer and jurist; member of the Confederate Senate from Texas.
    County seat, Tascosa, 1881;
    Vega, since 1915.

    Oldham County Courthouse
    Oldham County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Oldham 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 -
    Vega
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  • Adrian
  • Boise ghost town
  • Boys Ranch
  • Landergin ghost town
  • Magenta ghost town
  • Tascosa ghost town
  • Vega County seat
  • Wildorado

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

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