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SPADE, TEXAS


Lamb County, Texas Panhandle

33 55' 34" N, 102 9' 13" W (33.926111, -102.153611)

Farm roads 54 and 168
10 miles E of Littlefield the county seat
19 miles S of Olton
ZIP code 79369
Area code 806
Population: 63 Est. (2019)
73 (2010) 100 (2000) 174 (1990)

Spade, Texas Area HotelsLittlefield Hotels

History in a Pecan Shell

Named for its location on the Spade Ranch. J. Frank Norfleet, ranch foreman, married and brought his wife to headquarters near the present townsite in 1894. The townsite was developed in 1924 when farmers began settling on former ranchland. A 1931 store became the nucleus of the town. A cotton gin was also built that year and the post office opened in 1935. By 1940 Spade had a population of 200 with several businesses and two churches.


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The former Spade Ranch Headquarters



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Texas Panhandle

Spade, Texas Nearby Towns:
Littlefield the county seat
Plainview
Lubbock
See Lamb County

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