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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

Wellington Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Old City Light Plant

Tour the WPA-built brick structure, housing electric generating equipment, which once supplied power to the community's munic...

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...

E. H. Danner Museum of Telephony

Models of telephones from Alexander Graham Bell's "Gallows Frame Phone" (only five ever built) through wooden phones and push...

Terry County Historical Museum

Local heritage displays, pioneer kitchen, artifacts. In restored A. M. Brownfield Home....