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Paducah, Texas

Paducah was established in 1892 as the county seat of the newly created Cottle County, and was named for Paducah, Kentucky, the home town of the county surveyor and county attorney. In 1893, Paducah consisted of two stores, a schoolhouse, and a saloon that doubled as a church on Sunday. On Christmas Day, 1909, the Quanah, Acme and Pacific RR reached the site and Paducah was incorporated the next year. Today the community serves as a supply and distribution point for the region's petroleum and agribusiness interests.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Paducah, TX

Devil's Rope & Route 66 Museum

Large collection of barbed wire artifacts, including different cuts with fence building tools related to the wire. Other exhi...

Post Office Mural

National and Post Office history depicted in 6- by 10-foot mural of postage stamps. Seven years and some 12,000 stamps were r...

Amarillo Botanical Gardens

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

OS Ranch Museum

Located in one of the original buildings built by C.W. Post in 1911, this museum rotates exhibits throughout the year. During...