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Texas County, OK

Texas CountyTexas County, Oklahoma was formed at statehood ( November 16, 1907) from the central one-third of "Old Beaver County" also known as "No Man's Land." The boundary lines form a rectangle 90 miles long and 45 miles wide.

It is the second largest county by size (behind Osage County). When the formation of the county was authorized by the Constitutional Convention of 1907, the county was so named because it was wholly included within the limits of the Texas Cession of 1850, whereby the ownership of the area was passed from the State of Texas to the United States Government. From 1850 to 1890, its lands were never attached to any state or territory, never surveyed, and never divided into townships and sections. From 1890 to 1907, it was part of Beaver County. It is bordered by Cimarron and Beaver County in Oklahoma and Seward County in Kansas.

Guymon is the County Seat of Texas County.

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Tortilla Factory

This small, locally owned tortilla factory has a friendly and helpful staff who are more than willing to let you come in and watch them making their delicious tortillas. There is sufficient room in the shop for 20

Guymon, OK Ethnic Heritage

Texhoma Museum

The Texhoma Museum is maintained and operated by the Texhoma Genealogical and Historical Society, Editors and Publishers of the Panhandle Pioneers, a Local Historical Series.

Texhoma, OK Museums

Penick House

The Penick House was built in 1912 for B.G Penick by a contractor named P. M. Williams. A contractor and builder active from 1907 to 1920

Texhoma, OK Historic Homes

No Man's Land Museum

Since its establishment in 1934 by surviving pre-Territorial pioneers from all parts of the Oklahoma Panhandle, the No Man's Land Museum has served as a comprehensive museum of the Oklahoma Panhandle and adjacent regions. The 11 room, 10,000

Goodwell, OK Museums

Wildlife Art and Taxidermy

Don Hill works here in his shop and gallery and invites anyone to come and watch and visit. The gallery has wildlife on display and other interesting things. Hill'

Guymon, OK Wildlife Viewing


No Man's Land Regional Park & Tourism Center

The Information Center is located on Highway 3 at the southeast edge of Guymon. Picnic facilities, parking and restrooms are available. Free state maps and brochures of regional attractions are available. An area cattle brand display, windmill and other memorabilia are also on display at No Man'

Guymon, OK Recreation

CCC Ranch Headquarters

The CCC Ranch Headquarters was built in the 1880s of native stone, cut and laid up in a running bond. The rough-faced stone bunkhouse stands nearby. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the 3C ranch was owned by Vickers, Wells, and Gates out of Tombstone, Arizona.

Texhoma, OK Historic Homes

Sunset Lake, Thompson Park

Named for its beautiful sunsets, Sunset Lake is a complete park and recreation area. Few experiences can provide the peace and serenity found on this 32 acre lake at sunset. Take a leisure walk around the 1

Guymon, OK Recreation

Soaring Eagle Art Gallery

This airy gallery is comfortable and fun to tour. All types of mediums are featured by the artists here. Often you might even get to visit with one of the artists as they paint when you come in.

Guymon, OK Arts


Genealogy Section, Library

The Guymon Public Library has an extensive Genealogy Section that includes area newspaper from pre-statehood to the present on microfilm. There is also an extensive Native American genealogy area;

Guymon, OK Genealogy

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