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Dumas, Texas

Dumas was named after Louis Dumas, president of the townsite company that founded this seat of Moore County in 1892. Oil was discovered in 1926. In the heart of the nation's largest grain sorghum producing area, Dumas is the center of one of world's largest natural gas fields, producer of two-thirds of the nation's helium.

Recreation areas include eight city parks, the scenic beauty in rugged canyons and the hills of the Canadian River brakes. Nearby Lake Meredith offers fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing.

Texoma (municipal) RV Park with 20 - 25 spaces are free for the first night with electric and water hookups, dump station, and nighttime security patrols. It is located on U.S. 87 west within the city limits.

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Colburn Park, W. Lee

Adjacent to local Elm Creek Reservoir, the park includes 14 spaces for recreational vehicles with full hookups. Other feature...

Lubbock National Historic Landmark

Remarkable national historic landmark yields evidence of continuous human occupation from approximately 12,000 B.C. to the pr...

Caprock Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Pioneer Museum

Historical exhibits of early ranching days and pioneer mementos....

Swisher County Archives & Museum

Museum maintains collections of ranch and farm artifacts. A five-room house, rebuilt inside the main exhibit hall, is furnish...