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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dallam County, Texas.

Dallam County was formed in 1876 from portions of Bexar County. It was named after James Wilmer Dallam, the lawyer who made the first digest of Texas laws. The first settlement in the area followed in 1870, which resulted in the Red River War of 1874 and 1875 with the native Comanche and Kiowa tribes. In 1900–01, the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad company built a stretch from Liberal, Kansas to Tucumcari, New Mexico, which ran through the county. Dallam County was one of the hardest hit areas in the Dust Bowl in the 1930s.

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  • Coldwater
  • Conlen
  • Dalhart (County Seat, part)
  • Kerrick
  • Perico
  • Texline



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