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TERRY COUNTY, TEXAS

33 10' 12" N, 102 20' 24" W (33.17, -102.34)
Population: 12,651 (2010)
Total area: 891 square miles (2,310 km2)
889 square miles (2,300 km2) land
2.1 square miles (5.4 km2) water

Terry County Topics

  • History
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  • Terry County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Hockley County (N)
    Lynn County (E) Dawson County (SE) Gaines County (S) Yoakum County (W) Cochran County (NW) Lubbock County (NE)

    Terry County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker

    TERRY COUNTY

    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    created August 21, 1876,
    organized June 28, 1904.
    Named in honor of Colonel Benjamin Franklin Terry 1821-1861. Leader of the famous Terry's Texas Rangers.
    Brownfield, the county seat primarily a farming area.

    Terry County Courthouse
    Terry County Courhouse
    Terry County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Terry 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 -
    Brownfield
    Book area Hotels - Brownfield Hotels
  • Brownfield County seat
  • Gomez ghost town
  • Meadow
  • Needmore
  • Tokio ghost town
  • Wellman

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