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PERRYTON, TEXAS

"Wheatheart of the Nation"
Ochiltree County Seat, Texas Panhandle
On Hwys 83 and 15
44 miles NW of Canadian
26 miles NE of Spearman
64 miles N of Pampa

Population: 7774 (2000) 7,500 (1990)

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Perryton TX Main St Grain Elevator
Perryton Main Street
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
History in a Pecan Shell
Perryton was founded in 1919, and by 1920 had a population of 2,000. The town's economy is based on its importance as a wheat-shipping center.

Perryton Points of Interest

  • Ochiltree County Courthouse
  • Museum of the Plains:
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9-5, Sat 10-5 and Sunday 1-5.
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  • Perryton TX Main Street
    Perryton Main Street
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
    Ellis Theatre. Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
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    Hotel Perryton . Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
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    Perryton Texas Santa Fe Railroad Depot
    The old ATSF Depot still stands.
    1987 Photo and Information Courtesy Doyle Davis
    Museum of the Plains, Perryton, Texas


    Museum Of The Plains

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004
    Sante Fe Depot, Perryton, Texas

    The Historic 1899 Santa Fe Depot (moved in from Fargo, Oklahoma) on Museum grounds. This was the first building moved to the museum

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004
    Historic Victorian Norwood House, Perryton, Texas
    The historic Victorian Norwood House on museum grounds

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004
    Gray Church, c1916, Perryton, Texas

    Gray Church C1916 on museum grounds

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004

    Perryton, Texas mainstreet
    Mainstreet Perryton

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004
    Sunset on Texas plains
    Sunset on the Plains

    Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004
    Old Perryton water tower on the north side of town.
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
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