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OCHILTREE COUNTY, TEXAS

36 16' 48" N, 100 48' 36" W (36.28, -100.81)
Population: 10,306 Est. (2016)
10,223 (2010) 9,006 (2000)
Total area: 918 square miles (2,380 km2)
918 square miles (2,380 km2) land
0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) water

Ochiltree County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Ochiltree County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Texas County, Oklahoma (N) Beaver County, Oklahoma (NE) Lipscomb County (E) Roberts County (S) Hansford County (W) Hemphill County (SE)

    Ochiltree County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker - US 83, about 2 miles. N of Perryton)

    Ochiltree COUNTY
    Formed from Young & Bexar territories:
    Created, August 21, 1876
    Organized, February 21, 1889
    Named in honor of William Beck Ochiltree, 1811-1867, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, 1842, Secretary of the Treasury, 1844, the last Attorney General of the Republic of Texas, member of the Texas Legislature, 1855; delegate to the Secession Convention of 1861, colonel in the Confederate army.
    County Seat
    Ochiltree, 1889
    Perryton , since 1920.

    Ochiltree County Courthouse
    Texas - Ochiltree County Courthouse
    Ochiltree County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Ochiltree County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Perryton
    Book area Hotels - Perryton Hotels
  • Farnsworth
  • Huntoon
  • Ochiltree ghost town, former county seat
  • Perryton
  • Twichell
  • Waka

  • Ochiltree County Vintage Maps
    Ochiltree County TX 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Ochiltree County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Ochiltree  County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Ochiltree County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Ochiltree   County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Ochiltree County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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