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ASPERMONT, TEXAS

Stonewall County Seat, Texas Panhandle / West Texas

33 8' 21" N, 100 13' 42" W (33.139167, -100.228333)
Hwys 83
59 miles N of Abilene
95 miles S of Childress
Hwy 380
20 miles E of Jayton
118 miles SE of Lubbock
Population: 919 (2010) 1,021 (2000) 1,214 (1990)

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Aspermont Tx Wall Mural
Aspermont Mural
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
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History in a Pecan Shell

1889: A.L. Rhomberg donates land for townsite and names it Latin for "Rough Mountain"
1898: Becomes county seat in a contested fight with Rayner
1900: Courthouse construction begins - population is 400
1909: Incorporation and railroad comes through (the Stamford and Northwestern Railway)
1920: Population reduced back to 1900 level due to WWI
1940s: Oil discovered
1965: Hospital built
1980: Population reached all time high of 1,357

Stonewall County Courthouse
Stonewall County has had 5 courthouses
Stonewall County Courthouse, Aspermont Texas
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December, 2008
Stonewall County Courthouse

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Aspermont , Texas Nearby Towns:
Abilene | Jayton | Childress | Lubbock
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