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PERRYTON, TEXAS

"Wheatheart of the Nation"


Ochiltree County Seat, Texas Panhandle

3623'30"N 10048'22"W (36.391752, -100.806109)

On Hwys 83 and 15
44 miles NW of Canadian
26 miles NE of Spearman
64 miles N of Pampa
Population: 8,512 Est. (2019)
8,802 (2010) 7774 (2000) 7,607 (1990)

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Perryton TX 1922 Residence Section
Residence Section in 1922 Perryton
1922 Photo courtesy Dan Whatley Collection

History in a Pecan Shell

Perryton was founded in 1919, and by 1920 had a population of 2,000. The town's economy is based on its importance as a wheat-shipping center.

Perryton TX Main St Grain Elevator
Perryton Main Street
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008

Perryton, Texas Landmarks / Attractions:


1928 Ochiltree County Courthouse, Perryton Texas
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
Ochiltree County Courthouse

Perryton TX - Museum of the Plains  sign
Museum of the Plains sign
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009

Museum of the Plains

1200 N. Main St.
806-435-6400

www.museumoftheplains.com
Hours:
Monday through Friday 9-5,
Sat 10-5 and Sunday 1-5.

Annual Pioneer Day celebration in August.

Museum of the Plains, Perryton, Texas
Museum Of The Plains
Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004

Gray Church, c1916, Perryton, Texas  in Museum of the Plains
Gray Church ca 1916 on museum grounds
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Churches


Perryton Tx - General Store in Museum of the Plains
The General Store on museum grounds
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Stores


Perryton, Texas - Historic Victorian Norwood House in Museum of the Plains
The historic Victorian Norwood House on museum grounds
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Historic Homes

Sante Fe Depot, Perryton, Texas
The Historic 1899 Santa Fe Depot (moved in from Fargo, Oklahoma) on Museum grounds. This was the first building moved to the museum
Photo courtesy Museum of the Plains, 2004

Perryton TX - Santa Fe depot in Museum of the Plains
The depot on museum grounds in 2009
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson,July 2009

[More Texas Depots]

Perryton Texas Santa Fe Railroad Depot
The old ATSF Depot in 1987
Photo and Information Courtesy Doyle Davis


Perryton TX Main Street
Perryton Main Street
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008


Perryton TX - Perryton Hotel
Hotel Perryton
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009


Perryton TX - Perryton Hotel  sign
Hotel Perryton sign
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009


Perryton TX Hotel Perryton
Hotel Perryton .
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008
More Rooms with a Past


Perryton TX - Ellis Theatre
Ellis Theatre
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Theatres


Perryton Tx - Closed Gas Station
A Closed Gas Station
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009


Perryton Tx - Closed Gas Station
A Closed Gas Station
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Gas Stations


Perryton, Texas mainstreet
Sunset on Texas plains
L - Perryton Mainstreet
R - Sunset on the Plains

Photo courtesy of Museum of the Plains, 2004


Perryton TX - Water Tower
Old Perryton water tower on the north side of town.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2008


Perryton TX - Water Tower
Perryton tin man water tower
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Water Towers


Perryton TX - Grain elevators
Grain elevators in Perryton
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Grain Elevators


Perryton TX City Limit Pop sign
Perryton City Limit
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009


Perryton TX Highway Sign
Perryton Highway Sign
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2009
More Texas Signs

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Perryton, Texas Nearby Towns:
Canadian | Spearman | Pampa

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