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GOODLAND, TEXAS

Bailey County, Texas Panhandle

FM 54
37 Miles SW of Muleshoe the county seat
13 Miles W of Enochs
36 miles W of Littlefield
74 miles NW of Lubbock
Just E of the New Mexico State Line
Population: 10 Est. (2010, 2000) 25 (1990)

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History in a Sunflower Kernel

Ranching brothers named McKeloey of Fort Worth sold their ranch about 1924 and the town came into being. The name was a land promoterís dream, and indeed, there was a shift from ranching to agricultural crops like sunflowers, wheat, and sorghum. In 1940 the town had a population of fifty people and three stores. In 1980 Goodland had all the basic necessities for a small town - a post office, store, a grain elevator and a cotton gin.

Bailey County TX 1940s map
Bailey County 1940s map showing Goodland SW of Muleshoe, NW of Morton
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office



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Littlefield
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