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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

Tahoka Daisy

First discovered at Tahoka Lake, the lavender wild flower spreads over plains to rival the bluebonnet (state flower) and wild...

National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration

Lubbock is home for this national Western event. Cowboy poets, musicians, storytellers, artists, historians, historians, auth...

Clark Gardens

Open since 2000, the gardens resulted from the vision of Max and Billie Clark, who wanted to create a Texas version of an Eng...

Recreational Sites

Picnic areas and hiking paths along Salt Fork of the Red River at each of three bridges near town: U.S. 83 bridge north, F.M....

Wichita Falls Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...