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Panhandle, Texas

Panhandle was named for its location in the Texas Panhandle, and became the county seat upon the organization of Carson County in 1888. Wheat, cattle and petroleum products are among the commodities from this marketing and shipping center. The restored Santa Fe depot serves as city hall.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Square House Museum

One of the most attractive small museums in state. Displays and dioramas interpret the history, natural history, and art of the Texas Panhandle. Thirteen structures include the historic Square House, oldest building in the city; Santa Fe caboose; reconstructed pioneer dugout; Eclipse windmill;

Panhandle, TX Museums

Scenic Drive

F.M. 293 west to Texas 136 north provides views of modern High Plains agriculture contrasted with traditional ranch lands unchanged for centuries. Precise row crops are left behind as route enters rolling grasslands of broad Canadian River Valley. Fascinating historical marker beside Texas 136

Panhandle, TX Scenic Drives

Thomas Cree's Little Tree

Set behind protective fence at south edge of U.S. 60 about five miles southwest of city is site of first tree planted throughout entire Texas Panhandle. Immense plains were once a sea of grass from horizon to horizon. In 1888 pioneer settler Thomas Cree hauled a sapling of bois d'

Panhandle, TX Historic Markers

Panhandle Country Club

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

Panhandle, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Panhandle, TX

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...

Millers Creek Reservoir

Their is a public boat ramp. You can put an RV on lake property but there are no hook ups. If you have any further questions ...

Coleman County Museum

Pioneer clothes, dishes, farm equipment, documents, saddles, barbed wire, and larger-than-life horse statue, brought to Colem...

Lubbock Country Club

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

O.C. Fisher Lake Hunting

Turkey, deer and quail are hunted around O.C. Fisher Lake. San Angelo State Park has a hunting program with a State Park Annu...