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TEXHOMA, TEXAS/ OKLAHOMA

Sherman County, Texas Panhandle

3629'48"N 10147'7"W (36.496553, -101.785272)

Highway 54 and the Texas-Oklahoma state line

21 miles NE of Stratford, Texas the county seat
22 miles SW of Guymon, Oklahoma
Population: 323 Est. (2019)
346 (2010) 371 (2000) 291 (1990)

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Texhoma grain elevators
Grain Elevators at Texhoma
Photo Courtesy James Feagin, Columbia, Maryland, 2-2002

History in a Pecan Shell

The town began as a stop on the Chicago, Rock Island and Mexico Railway in 1901. Someone must've thought the state line was an appropriate place for a depot. Platted in 1906, it had 300 people by 1910 with a school, bank, and a grain elevator. A post office (Texas side) was only open for a four month period 1909-1910.

In 1932 the state line was resurveyed to run 465 feet south of what had been the State Line Road. This "relocated" most of the town's businesses to the Oklahoma side.

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Sherman County Texas 1907 Postal map
Sherman County 1907 postal map showing Texhoma
From Texas state map #2090

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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