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WHEELER COUNTY, TEXAS

35 24' 0" N, 100 16' 12" W (35.4, -100.27)
Population: 5,546 est. (2016) 5,410 (2010)
Total area: 915 square miles (2,370 km2)
915 square miles (2,370 km2) land
1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) water

Wheeler County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Wheeler County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Hemphill County (N) Roger Mills County, Oklahoma (NE) Beckham County, Oklahoma (E) Collingsworth County (S) Gray County (W) Donley County (SW) Roberts County (NW)

    Wheeler County History

    (1936 Texas Centennial highway marker)

    WHEELER COUNTY
    Formed from Young and Bexar territories;
    created August 21, 1876;
    organized April 12, 1879.
    Named in honor of Royal T. Wheeler (1810-1864); Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas, 1844-1858; Chief Justice, 1858-1864;
    County Seat, Mobeetie, 1879-1906
    Wheeler, since.
    Wheeler County Courthouse
    Wheeler County Courthouse, TX
    Wheeler County Courthouse
    TXDoT1939 Photo

    Wheeler 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 - Wheeler
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    Wheeler Hotels
  • Allison
  • Briscoe
  • Fort Illiott
  • Lela
  • Mobeetie ghost town, first county seat
  • Ramsdell ghost town
  • Shamrock
  • Twitty
  • Wheeler County seat

  • Wheeler County Vintage Maps
    Wheeler County TX 1907 postal map
    Wheeler County 1907 postal map
    From Texas state map #2090
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wheeler County TX 1920s map
    Wheeler County 1920s map
    From Texas state map #10749
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wheeler County TX 1940s map
    Wheeler County 1940s map
    From Texas state map #4335
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Wheeler County Centennial Marker
    Wheeler Tx - Wheeler County Texas 1936 Centennial Marker
    Wheeler County 1936 Centennial Highway Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    See Texas Centennial
    Wheeler County courthouse & Texas 1936 Centennial Marker
    1936 Centennial Highway Marker
    in front of Wheeler County Courthouse

    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
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