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SPADE, TEXAS

Lamb County, Texas Panhandle

Farm roads 54 and 168
10 miles E of Littlefield
Population: 73 (2010) 100 (2000) 174 (1990)

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History in a Pecan Shell

Named for its location on the Spade Ranch. J. Frank Norfleet, ranch foreman, married and brought his wife to headquarters near the present townsite in 1894. The townsite was developed in 1924 when farmers began settling on former ranchland. A 1931store became the nucleus of the town. A cotton gin was also built that year and the post office opened in 1935. By 1940 Spade had a population of 200 with several businesses and two churches.

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