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Morton, Texas

Founded in 1923, Morton's post office was established in 1924. amd ot became the seat of Cochran County when the county was organized in 1924. Today, Morton is the banking, market and shipping center for the county. Products include petroleum, cotton, cattle and feed.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

C. C. Slaughter Ranch Headquarters

Adobe buildings placed to form a quadrangle, part of once extensive headquarters complex of cattle baron who established ranching empire. Still ranch headquarters; visitors welcome. Two miles south on Texas 214; one mile west on F.M. 1169 (not shown on most maps)

Morton, TX Ranches

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

North 13 mi. on Texas 214. Founded 1935

Morton, TX Wildlife Refuges

Morton Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Morton, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Morton, TX

Fort Griffin State Park and Historic Site

506 acres of parkland feature camping, trailer facilities, picnicking, fishing, nature study and hiking trails. Home of state...

P.A.R. Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Maxwell Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Collingsworth County Museum

Exhibits trace history of area....

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

Completely renovated in 2000, this museum with a living collection. Botanical Garden features outdoor and indoor educational ...