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PRINGLE, TEXAS

Hutchinson County, Texas Panhandle

35 56' 57" N, 101 27' 23" W (35.949167, -101.456389)

FM 1598 and Highway 136
9 Miles N of Stinnett, the county seat
20 Miles N of Borger
SW of Spearman
E of Dumas
Population: 40 (estimate)

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Pringle TX Sign & Grain Elevators
Entering Pringle
Photo Courtesy Rick Vanderpool, 2010
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History in a Pecan Shell

Pringle was born of the railroad. In this case it was the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railroad when it connected Stinnett and Hitchland in 1929. That same year a post office opened, although it was to close only 18 years later. William H. Pringle, the town's namesake was the donor of land for the first school. Pringle had a population of twenty in 1933. The town reached its zenith in 1947 when 60 people called Pringle home. It has remained at an estimated 40 since 1974.

Morse and Pringle merged in 1977.
Pringle Tx - Burned Pringle Elemental School
The burned Pringle Elementary School
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
Pringle Tx - Burned Pringle Elemental School and granite marker
Pringle Elementary School
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
Pringle Tx - Pringle Elemental School granite marker
Pringle Elementary School granite marker
Established Sept. 1929
Close May 1977
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
Pringle Tx - Pringle Elemental School  burned ruins
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
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Pringle Tx - silos
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
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Pringle Tx - Discarded Tank
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
Morse TX Morse-Pringle Cougar Mascot
Morse-Pringle Cougar Mascot
Photo Courtesy Rick Vanderpool, 2010
Hutchinson County TX 1940s map
1940s Hutchinson County map showing showing Morse and Pringle
(SW of Spearman, N of Stinnett)
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Pringle, Texas Nearby Towns:
Stinnett, the county seat
Borger | Spearman | Dumas | Amarillo
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