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Morton, Texas

Founded in 1923, Morton's post office was established in 1924. amd ot became the seat of Cochran County when the county was organized in 1924. Today, Morton is the banking, market and shipping center for the county. Products include petroleum, cotton, cattle and feed.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

C. C. Slaughter Ranch Headquarters

Adobe buildings placed to form a quadrangle, part of once extensive headquarters complex of cattle baron who established ranching empire. Still ranch headquarters; visitors welcome. Two miles south on Texas 214; one mile west on F.M. 1169 (not shown on most maps)

Morton, TX Ranches

Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge

North 13 mi. on Texas 214. Founded 1935

Morton, TX Wildlife Refuges

Morton Country Club

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

Morton, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Morton, TX

City Park and Lake

10-acre park on Elm Creek features camping facilities, playground and picnic areas, swimming pool, and miniature golf course....

Lake Meredith Camping/Parks

This area is experiencing a drought which may affect fishing and boat ramp access. Use the phone numbers provided below to ch...

Hubbard Creek Lake Parks/Public Access

Mile-Long Bridge--- Parking Located west of Breckenridg...

Buddy Holly Statue and Walk of Fame

Honors Lubbock and West Texas natives who have made significant contributions in entertainment industry. Plaques include Mac ...

Childress County Heritage Museum

Housed in old post office, displays include industry (cattle, cotton, railroad) exhibits, local Indian artifacts, period-furn...