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PETERSBURG, TEXAS

Hale County , Texas Panhandle

33 52' 10" N, 101 35' 51" W (33.869444, -101.5975)

FM 54 and FM 789
28 miles S of Plainview the county seat
33 miles NE of Lubbock
ZIP code 79250
Area code 806
Population: 1,132 Est. (2019)
1,202 (2010) 1,262 (2000) 1,292 (1990)

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History in a Pecan Shell

1891: Post office opens in SW Floyd County. Named for Zack and Margaret Peters.
1902: Post office moves five miles into Hale County when Ed M. White establishes his store.
1905: Cotton is planted for the first time.
1909: Town is platted.
Popularion remained below 100.
1927: The town incorporates with a population of 200.
1928: The Fort Worth and Denver Railway arrives.
1949: The population reaches 500.
1960: The population reaches 1,400.
1970: The population reaches 1,300.
1980: The population reaches 1,633.


TX Hale  County 1920s Map
1920s Hale County map showing Petersburg
near Floyd, Lubbock and Crosby County lines
From Texas state map #10749

Courtesy Texas General Land Office


TX Hale County 1940s Map
1940s Hale County map showing Petersburg
on the T.W.&D. RR
From Texas state map
#4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Texas Panhandle

Petersburg, Texas Nearby Towns:
Plainview the county seat
Lubbock
See Hale County
Floyd County | Lubbock County | Crosby County

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