LASR.net Homepage




Menu

Wheeler, Texas

the Wheeler post office was established when the area became "thickly settled" by five families living in dugouts within a two-mile radius. Wheeler became the seat of Wheeler County 1906, and today serves as the regional, educational, medical, commercial, and agricultural center for the county along with extensive cattle feedlot operations.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mobeetie Jail Museum

Housed in restored jail; early-day sheriff's quarters authentically furnished. Displays of historical items from Wheeler County; antiques. In Mobeetie, 11 miles west via Texas 152. Nearby is historical marker for Fort Elliott, established in 1875. Number of soldiers was small, usually under 500

Wheeler, TX Museums

Things to do near Wheeler, TX

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...

Anson Jones Museum

In historic church building. Artifacts include miniature reproduction of town square as it existed in 1904, a desk and chair ...

Canadian Golf Club

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

Vietnam Archives

This collection is the largest primary source materials of the Vietnam War outside of the holding of the U.S. government. In ...

Tascosa Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...