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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

Texas Travel Information Center

In the Heart of the Texas Panhandle on East Interstate Highway 40, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers operated by...

Gaines County Golf Course

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

Robert E. Richeson Memorial Museum

Houses memorabilia from World War II donated by former military men and their families. Exhibits include munitions, uniforms,...

Mackenzie Trail Monument

Large hand-carved marker erected by descendants of early ranchers, summarizes the famous Mackenzie Trail and what it meant to...

Square House Museum

One of the most attractive small museums in state. Displays and dioramas interpret the history, natural history, and art of t...