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DENVER CITY, TEXAS

Yoakum County, Texas Panhandle
Highway 83 and 214
15 miles S of Plains
14 miles W of Seagraves

SW of Brownfield
Population: 3,985 (2000)

Denver City, Texas Area Hotels:
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Yoakum County - Denver City Tx,  Pump Jacks
Pump Jacks
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
History on a Pinhead

No 19th Century history here. The town didn’t appear until 1939 – roughly the same time as neighboring (2 Miles west) Allred, Texas. Incorporation was in 1940.

Photographer's Note:
For a town with not much history, it has a lot to see. West Texas, you know. -
Barclay Gibson, March 2010


Denver City Museum

505 North Avenue “C” in the former elementary school
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City  Museum
Denver City Museum
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City  Museum
Denver City Museum, Former Elementary School
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
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Yoakum County, TX - Denver City  Museum mural
Museum Mural
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City  Museum mural
Museum Mural
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
See Texas Museums | Texas Murals
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City  fireman mural building
Building with Firemen Murals
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City mural - Shell Tank Batter fire, Sept 1978
Shell Tank Battery #8 Fire, Sept. 1978
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City mural - Methdist Church fire, Feb 7, 1993
Methodist Church Fire, Feb 7, 1993
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City mural -  "The Bravest Hero"
"The Bravet Hero"
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City mural -  Firemen's Prayer
Firemen's Prayer. "Notice how the Fireman's Prayer Mural has the first letter of each line totally faded out." - Barclay Gibson, March 2010 photo
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City closed gin
Closed gin
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
See Cotton & Cotton Gins
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City Bole Furnace
Bole Furnace
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum County, TX - Denver City Mustangs
Denver City Mustangs
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
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Yoakum County, TX - Denver City , Hoe of the World's Largest CO2 Flood
Denver City - "Home of the World's Largest CO2 Flood"
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, March 2010
Yoakum & Terry  County,  Texas 1940s map
1940s Yoakum County map showing Denver City & Allred
Courtesy Texas General Land Office
Denver City, Texas
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