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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.

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Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

North 13 mi. on Texas 214. Founded 1935

Morton, TX Wildlife Refuges

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

Morton Country Club

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

Morton, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Morton, TX

Big Spring Country Club

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

Medicine Mounds

Four unusual cone-shaped hills that rise some 350 feet above the surrounding plains; named by the Comanche Indians, held in a...

National Mule Memorial

What better place for a monument to mules than this uniquely named town? Mules pulled the covered wagons west, plowed the fir...

Graham Central Station

Entertainment center with five clubs under one roof, including country/western, karaoke, Top 40, retro disco, and live entert...

McClesky Number 1

Site of 1,700-barrel-per-day oil gusher that touched off Ranger's fantastic oil boom in 1917. Marked by granite monument at T...