“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Texas County, Oklahoma

Clickable Map of Texas County, Oklahoma and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Texas County, OK (15) Beaver County, OK (6) Cimarron County, OK (7) Morton County, KS (1) Seward County, KS (12) Stevens County, KS (1) Hansford County, TX (16) Ochiltree County, TX (11) Sherman County, TX (6)  TexasCounty(15) Texas County (15)  BeaverCounty(6) Beaver County (6)  CimarronCounty(7) Cimarron County (7)  MortonCountyKansas(1) Morton County (1)  SewardCounty(12) Seward County (12)  StevensCounty(1) Stevens County (1)  HansfordCountyTexas(16) Hansford County (16)  OchiltreeCounty(11) Ochiltree County (11)  ShermanCounty(6) Sherman County (6)
Guymon is the county seat for Texas County
Adjacent to Texas County, Oklahoma
      Beaver County (6)  
      Cimarron County (7)  
      Morton County, Kansas (1)  
      Seward County, Kansas (12)  
      Stevens County, Kansas (1)  
      Hansford County, Texas (16)  
      Ochiltree County, Texas (11)  
      Sherman County, Texas (6)  
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1 Oklahoma, Texas County, Baker — EurekaConsolidated District #12 — 1908-1969 —
Eureka was established in 1908 with 18 square miles. The high school was started in 1919 when Center, Lincoln, and one half of Pleasant Veiw were consolidated. In 1923, the Nabisco, Happy Flat, and East Banner districts were added and a new building . . . Map (db m200597) HM
2 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — "Trees" of the Prairie
Barbed wire didn't tame the west, nor did cowboys. The conqueror of the vast midsection of this country was the stately, creaking, dependable windmill. It brought water to livestock and people, and water was what it took to make the land bloom. . . . Map (db m188368) HM
3 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — E.T. Guymon
Edward T. Guymon was born in Illinois in 1859. At 21 he moved to McPherson, Kansas from Coatsburg, Illinois. Story is he sold a cow for $22 to pay his fare west. He loaded coal for the Santa Fe Railroad as a clerk and partner for the Star . . . Map (db m55265) HM
4 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — Guymon, Texas County, Oklahoma
Townsite planned on Rock Island Railroad survey by Inter-State Land & Town Co. in 1900. Rock Island Railroad built through Oklahoma Panhandle 1901. Town founded as Sanford Post Office 14 June 1901, changed to Guymon Post Office on 29 June . . . Map (db m55267) HM
5 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — Oil & Gas
Discovered in 1918, and drilled in the 1930's, the Hugoton Gas Field was one of the largest deposits of natural gas in the world. The Hugoton field which is approximately 3000' deep extends from SW Kansas through the Oklahoma Panhandle and into the . . . Map (db m55261) HM
6 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — Panhandle Area Natural Gas
The largest individual gas reserve in the United States covers much of the Oklahoma panhandle extending northward from Texas through this area and into Kansas this sprawling Hugoton Panhandle field provides gas to comfort mankind fire the boilers of . . . Map (db m78818) HM
7 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — The Cow
The rancher, bringing his cattle, first came to the open range of No Man's Land in the mid-1800s. Barbed wire fences later defined areas of ownership. Confined cattle feedyards developed in the 1950's. These feedlots resulted partly because of the . . . Map (db m55264) HM
8 Oklahoma, Texas County, Guymon — The Pig
Homesteading families in the Panhandle commonly had a pig or two for personal consumption. It was not until 1992 when Seaboard Farms announced they were going to build a pork processing plant in Guymon that the pork industry leapt forward here on . . . Map (db m55262) HM
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9 Oklahoma, Texas County, Hardesty — Old Hardesty1886 - 1906
Old Hardesty was a typical trade center and the mecca of early cowboys in No Man's Land. The town, located about 3 miles northeast of this marker was named for Col. Jack Hardesty, a prominent rancher in the area. Old Hardesty flourished when trail . . . Map (db m188257) HM
10 Oklahoma, Texas County, Hardesty — Randles Memorial Park1958
This tract donated to the Hardesty Home Demonstration Club in loving memory of the late John H. Randles, Hardesty pioneer who homesteaded this land in 1903. By Mrs. John H. RandlesMap (db m188272) HM
11 Oklahoma, Texas County, Hooker — Graham–Hoeme Chisel PlowHistoric Landmark of Agricultural Engineering
Preventing wind erosion was the primary objective of Feed Hoeme, a Hooker, Oklahoma farmer, when he developed a heavy-duty chisel plow in 1933. Hoeme and his sons manufactured and sold about 2000 plows from their farmstead. In 1938, W.T. Graham . . . Map (db m55270) HM
12 Oklahoma, Texas County, Texhoma — Post Office of Loretta
The post office of Loretta was established May 7, 1898. It was moved to the Texas-Okla. line and the name was changed to Texhoma on Nov. 12, 1901. The Panhandle of Okla. was called No Man's Land. It was owned by Spain in 1541, . . . Map (db m78864) HM
13 Oklahoma, Texas County, Texhoma — TexhomaTexas 1901 – 2001 Oklahoma
In 1901, when the new Rock Island Railroad tracks reached here, the post office called Loretta, located NW along the Beaver River, was moved to the new tracks and renamed Texhoma for the two states at its location. From only five families living . . . Map (db m78865) HM
14 Oklahoma, Texas County, Tyrone — Panhandle Baptists
Organized Baptist work in the Oklahoma Panhandle began Aug. 5, 1894 when the Pleasant View Baptist Church was founded with 8 charter members 1½ mi. N and 1½ mi. E of here. Meetings were in the Pleasant View school house until after the . . . Map (db m55272) HM
15 Oklahoma, Texas County, Tyrone — Shade's WellSite two miles south
From this famous well, cattlemen watered their herds of thousands of stock while waiting shipment over the Rock Island Railroad, after long trail drives to the end of the track near old Tyrone. The well was located by J. U. Shade and H. B. Fore in . . . Map (db m55271) HM
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Feb. 20, 2024