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Dallam County
 
Created in 1876 and organized in 1891, Dallam County, Texas was named for Republic of Texas Attorney James W. Dallam (1818-1847).

 Texline, located on the line of the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroads and the only town in the County when it was organized, served as the first County Seat. A Courthouse was built in 1891.  Ten years later, when the Rock Island Railroad built a line through the County, the new town of Dalhart was established where the Rock Island, Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad lines crossed. The County Commissioners voted to move the County Seat to Dalhart in 1903, and, in May of 1903 an election was held to approve bonds for a Courthouse in Dalhart.

 

County government soon outgrew the 1903 building and, in 1922, the voters approved more bonds for a new Courthouse. Designed by Smith and Townes, the classical revival structure was completed in 1923. Built of brick, with cast stone detailing, the Courthouse continues to serve the citizens of Dallam County to this day. 

 

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Dalhart  *  Texline  *  Perico  *

 

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Website Updates:
Sept 2014: History: 1914 County Description
Aug 2014: Marriage: Braly & Considine; Births: Gladys Elizabeth Brummett, Archibald Charles Jones, Paul Robert A. Powell, Mary Ann Troup; Military Records: World War II Army Enlistment Records; Bios: William Harrison Dunson, Dr. John Albert Hedrick, William Shelby Nuckolls, Judge William B. Slaughter, Charles E. Williams; Obits: Belle Gentry, Maude Robinson, Helen L. Spraberry; Military Records: WORLD WAR II - List of Dead & Missing Army & Air Forces Personnel; County Records: Miscellaneous - List of Notaries Public As Confirmed 1911; Historical Info: Railroad History - Dalhart Railroad News, Rock Island Employees Meritorious Service; County Records: Elections - Prohibition Elections Called; Obits: Rev. P. G. Huffman, Joe Mann; Geographical Features: Creeks, Streams; Churches: Church List, Seventh Day Baptists; Schools; Historical Info: County History 1922; Cities and towns: Dalhart; Miscellaneous Data: Letters - Jacob Jensen Letter;
July 2014: 1890 Veterans Schedule - Transcribed by Vicki Bryan; Obit: GILES - Transcribed by Glenda Stevens; Obit: BARBER - Transcribed by Bobby Dobbins Title; Obit: PAINTER, STINSON - Transcribed by Debby Cavalcante; Obit: BOWMAN, OREM, SCHRADER - Transcribed by Camellia; Obit: BOWLING, ROBINSON, STACK- Transcribed by Vicki Bryan
June 2014: Cemeteries; Obit: PERRY, CURRY - Transcribed by Camellia; History and Geography of Texas as Told by County Names - Transcribed by Terrence Duffy; History of Dallas County - Transcribed by Susan Geist


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