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Dimmitt, Texas

Dimmitt was established in 1891 as the county seat of Castro County and named for Rev. W.C. Dimmitt. The hard feelings after Dimmitt was selected over Castro City as the county seat led to a gunfight between Ira Aten, a retired Texas Ranger, and Andrew McClelland. A historical marker at the courthouse square commemorates the event.

Castro County excels in agriculture, producing large yields of corn, wheat, sunflowers, sugar beets and vegetables (potatoes, carrots, onions, cucumbers).

Dimmit is also home to the Ogallala Quilt Festival, as quilters from all over the world and visitors gather here the first weekend in April to enjoy food, fun, festivities and competition.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Dimmitt, TX

Seymour Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Seagraves-Loop Museum & Art Center

Housed in 1924 Armstrong Bldg. Collections of pioneer memorabilia, furnished rooms, and street scene. Adjacent old depot hous...

Amarillo Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Brown County Museum of History

Seven rooms of exhibits in old, castle-like jail. Brown County history, and evolution of communications exhibit in room spons...

Moran Historical Museum

Operated by the Moran Historical Society, the museum is housed in the former First Christian Church building. Also includes t...