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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

Lake Meredith Aquatic and Wildlife Museum

Living specimens of some 16 species of fish found in Lake Meredith and the Canadian River are among primary features of the f...

Slaton Museum

Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit feature...

Childress Country Club

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

Scenic Drives

Texas 4 (12 miles west of Mineral Wells at Palo Pinto) south to I-20 offers spectacular bluffs and scenery through the Palo P...