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  Texas Panhandle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Texas Panhandle is a region of the state of Texas consisting of the northernmost 26 counties in the state.
The panhandle is a rectangular area bordered by the state of New Mexico to the west and the state of Oklahoma to the north and east.
Because the Act of Admission of Texas into the Union allows the state to divide itself, a bill was introduced to the Texas legislature in 1915 in order to create a State of Jefferson, made up of the Texas Panhandle.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Texas_Panhandle   (194 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: PANHANDLE, TX
Panhandle, the county seat of Carson County, is on U.S. Highway 60 in the south central part of the county.
Its population increased from 1,958 in 1960 to 2,226 in 1980.
Panhandle also had six churches, a modern school system, and a children's home and a home for the aged, both run by the Catholic Church.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/hjp3.html   (736 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Texas Panhandle
Because the Act of Admission of Texas into the Union allows the state to divide itself, a bill was introduced to the Texas legislature in 1915 in order to create a State of Jefferson, made up of th Texas Panhandle.
The Edwards Plateau is a region of west-central Texas which is bounded by the Balcones Fault to the south and east, the Llano Uplift and the plains region to the north, and the Pecos River to the west.
Southeast Texas is a region in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Texas.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Texas-Panhandle   (1916 words)

  
 Texas Panhandle -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Texas Panhandle is the region of the (Click link for more info and facts about US state) US state of (The second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico) Texas which includes the northernmost 26 (Click link for more info and facts about counties) counties in the state.
The (The handle of a pan) panhandle is a rectangular area bordered by the state of (A state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border) New Mexico to the west and the state of (A state in south central United States) Oklahoma to the north and east.
Most of the western half west of the Caprock escarpment and north and south of the (A river rising in northeastern New Mexico and flowing eastward across the Texas panhandle to become a tributary of the Arkansas River in Oklahoma) Canadian River breaks is rather flat terrain.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/te/texas_panhandle.htm   (528 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: Texas Panhandle Frontier (Double Mountain Books--Classic Reissues of the American West)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As in the original 1973 publication, the revised edition of The Texas Panhandle Frontier departs from the premise that the Panhandle frontier is but a brush stroke on the larger canvas of previous frontier histories as Rathjen places the events of Panhandle regional history firmly within a broad national context.
The Texas Panhandle, as the term is commonly applied and as defined for purposes of this study, includes the northernmost twenty-six counties of the state.1 Read the first page
The Panhandle region was discovered by Europeans twice-first by Coronado and his followers from Spanish New Mexico and later by the Anglo scientists, such as James Abert and Randolph Marcy.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0896723992?v=glance   (1013 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: PANHANDLE
Human presence in the Panhandle dates from the time of Paleo-Indian hunters of Pleistocene animals, whose presence is verified by their exquisitely knapped Folsom and Clovis projectile points found in situ with datable materials.
In 1876 the Texas legislature marked off the twenty-six Panhandle counties from the Bexar Land District, thereby essentially completing the transformation of the region from a southwestern Hispanic cultural domain to an Anglo-American one.
Population trends of the 1980s and 1990s suggest that the Texas Panhandle is in a transitional, and somewhat confusing, phase.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/PP/ryp1.html   (3921 words)

  
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The Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District will strive to develop, promote, and implement water conservation, augmentation, and management strategies, to protect water resources for the benefit of the citizens, economy, and environment of the District.
Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District (PGCD) consists of Carson, Donley, Gray, Roberts, and Wheeler counties, along with parts of Armstrong, Hutchinson, Hemphill, and Potter counties.
Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District’s aerial extent is 6,309 square miles.
www.panhandlegroundwater.org   (308 words)

  
 Panhandle, TX
Named for it's location in the Texas Panhandle, Panhandle became the county seat upon organization of Carson County in 1888.
Fascinating historical marker beside Texas 136, some 10 miles north of FM 293 marks the portion of the trail that wound from Fort Smith AR to Santa Fe, NM.
Texas 136 leades north to Lake Meredith and the popular federal recreational areas around it.
www.lone-star.net /mall/txtrails/panhandle.htm   (313 words)

  
 Texas Nature Trails - Texas Panhandle Plains Region
Amarillo, Texas is home to the Palo Duro Canyon, second largest canyon in the U.S. and the renown outdoor drama "Texas".
Wide open spaces fascinate the visitor from all over the globe; four distinct seasons and a constant breeze are responsible for the city's mild climate and clean air year-round.
San Angelo State Park is astride the junction of four ecological zones: the High Plains to the north, the Texas Hill Country to the south, the Rolling Plains to the east and the arid Trans-Pecos desert to the west.
www.tourtexas.com /@txtrailpan.html   (1068 words)

  
 TPWD: Panhandle of Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The flat, grassy Panhandle is actually part of the famous Great Plains that cover most of the central United States, including Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska.
Many animals such as bison, antelope, and migrating geese and ducks lived in the Panhandle and depended on water in the playas and rivers of the Panhandle.
The prairie dog is another interesting animal that lives in the Texas Panhandle.
www.tpwd.state.tx.us /learning/about_texas/regions/panhandle.phtml   (1699 words)

  
 Hunt Texas whitetail mule deer quail turkey pheasant dove ducks geese hogs and prairie dogs!Hunting at it's best!
Texas whitetail deer hunting-mule deer hunting in the Texas Panhandle
Hunt the Texas Panhandle where whitetail deer hunting is legendary.
Texas whitetail deer hunting, mule deer, quail, dove, pheasant, turkey, duck and goose hunting is available in the Texas Panhandle at All American.
www.aaoutfitter.com   (270 words)

  
 Panhandle, Texas.
Texas : Towns A-Z / Texas Panhandle :
Panhandle was originally named with the appropriate (to the county) name of Carson City.
The Carson County Courthouse: Built in 1950 with all the utilitarian charm of that era.
www.texasescapes.com /TexasPanhandleTowns/PanhandleTexas.htm   (163 words)

  
 JA Ranch
The JA, the oldest ranch in the Texas Panhandle, has an illustrious history, tied to one family since the Panhandle was first settled.
Historical archives and photographs are located at the Southwest Collection at Texas Tech and the JA meat and milk house is at the Ranching Heritage Center.
Handbook of Texas, Red River War, Wildlife, Buffalo Transfer, controlled burns, JA Reunion 1922, Palo Duro State Park, photos of Palo Duro (old), JA photos, Rio Grande Turkeys, Elk Hunting in Colorado, reckless cloud seeding experiment in the Panhandle.
www.ranches.org /JAranch.htm   (2287 words)

  
 Historic Seminole, Texas; Seminole, Texas Panhandle.
Seminole was made the County Seat of Gaines County when it was organized in 1905.
The Handbook of Texas says that it served 370 students over an area of 753 square miles.
The Texas State Travel Guide says that it's 1,149 square miles, but has no figures on the number of students.
www.texasescapes.com /TOWNS/Seminole/Seminole_Texas.htm   (314 words)

  
 Panhandle & West Texas Support Groups - A to Z Home's Cool Homeschooling Texas
Located in Amarillo, Texas, PCHEA is a home school support group of Christians whose purpose is to encourage people in the process of teaching their children at home.
Christian group which provides encouragement, support with resources, fellowship, and group learning activities to all persons or families who desire to home school their children or be involved in home school support.
Drivers Ed Virtual Drive of Texas was designed with the teenager and the busy parent in mind and fulfills the State of Texas requirements for 32 hours of in-class driver education training and 14 hours of in car training.
homeschooling.gomilpitas.com /regional/TexasSupportPanhandle.htm   (514 words)

  
 Potter County, TX - Amarillo TX, Texas Genealogy
Better times were coming to the region in the 1940's as a result of the federal New Deal programs that helped many people all over the Texas Panhandle by creating jobs and providing a way for families to feed their children through work.
The WPA proved to be a vital lifeline for people in the Texas Panhandle and many people over the years have said that this program saved their families from starvation.
The Air Base closure resulted in a dramatic economic blow to the Panhandle Economy and the population went from 115,580 in 1960 to 90,511 as recorded by the 1970 census.
www.rootsweb.com /~txpotter   (2220 words)

  
 Home on the Ranches.org
Ranches.org is home for several Texas Panhandle Ranches headquartered in Amarillo.
Principals in these ranches are also affiliated with McLean Feedyard, a progressive feedyard, owned by ranchers and located south of McLean, Texas, in Donley County.
The reckless cloud seeding experiment in the Panhandle.
www.ranches.org   (270 words)

  
 Panhandle, Texas (Cities)
Panhandle is located northeast of Amarillo toward Pampa on US 60, where it is the seat of Carson County.
By the 1980s Panhandle thrived as a regional marketing and shipping center for wheat, cattle, and petroleum products.
The Carson County Square House Museum, in Pioneer Park on Hwy 207, is considered one of the nation's finest small museums.
www.ohwy.com /tx/p/panhandl.htm   (132 words)

  
 Texas Prairie Rivers Region - The plains and prairies of the Texas panhandle
Texas Prairie Rivers Region - The plains and prairies of the Texas panhandle
Experience the lifestyle of the plains and prairies in the Texas Prairie Rivers Region this fall.
Texas Prairie Rivers Partners offer a wide variety of resources for private landowners engaged in conservation and nature tourism.
www.texasprairierivers.com   (163 words)

  
 Texas Panhandle Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Texas_Panhandle   (339 words)

  
 Arrington Ranch :: Home
Captain George Washington Arrington, a Texas Ranger, stationed at nearby Fort Elliot, built the home, just down the road from the wild and wooly frontier town of Mobeetie, where he also served as sheriff.
The house was ordered from the Van Tein catalog, delivered by railroad, moved in pieces by wagon the last ten miles, and set up on the prairie in 1919.
The ranch is a haven for species threatened in other paces, including the western burrowing owl, lesser prairie chicken and Texas horned lizard.
www.arringtonranch.com   (289 words)

  
 Texas Panhandle prosecutor arrested in court, charged with possession of drugs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Texas Panhandle prosecutor arrested in court, charged with possession of drugs
The district attorney for five Panhandle counties was arrested while in a courtroom and charged with possession of methamphetamine and cocaine.
Rick Roach, 55, was charged with possessing at least 1 ounce of the drugs with the intent to distribute them and illegally possessing a gun.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2005/01/12/national1254EST0559.DTL   (222 words)

  
 Panhandle Texas Information
Regardless of where you are at, be sure to stop by our Auto Buying Guide to request free price quotes from a new car dealer in the Panhandle, Texas area on the makes and models of cars that interest you the most.
Our Free Classifieds for the State of Texas offer items such as used horse trailers, cars, trucks, motorcycles, outboard motors, books, horses, dogs, real estate listings including homes, businesses, and land, apartments for rent, boats and many other items that are for sale by owner.
Our History, Trivia and Facts Pages are populated with interesting, useless and random facts pertaining to Panhandle, Texas history, American history, family history and the history of names.
www.hometownusa.com /tx/Panhandle.html   (859 words)

  
 Texas Panhandle hit by snow storm - Weather News - MSNBC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Texas Panhandle saw as many as 8 inches, according to the National Weather Service.
The Texas Department of Transportation said several roads were closed.
In Oklahoma, more than 2 inches of snow in the state’s Panhandle caused about 100 electric poles to collapse, resulting in the loss of power to about 5,000 customers Monday night, said Roy Smothermon, spokesman for the Tri-County Electric Cooperative.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6397928   (384 words)

  
 Panhandle Texas - Hotels - compare prices, reviews and buy at NexTag - Price - Review
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At the Best Western Red Carpet Inn, enjoy Hereford's small town hospitality and comfort while traveling through the panhandle of Texas....
The Texas Panhandle has something to shout about.
www.nextag.com /goto.jsp?p=169&search=panhandle+texas&node=2703100   (131 words)

  
 Panhandle of Texas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
Panhandle of Texas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
Panhandle of Texas Chapter of the Associated General Contractors
Panhandle Chapter delivers PAC Funds to area Legislators.
www.agcamarillo.com   (36 words)

  
 Panhandle Nation: Information for a Complex World
These horses along 287 north of Amarillo were captured basking in the hunter's moonlight in October.
Discover a spectacular range of wildlife throughout the Texas Panhandle.
See how close the prehistoric evidence is to our normal lives in the Panhandle.
www.panhandlenation.com   (40 words)

  
 Discovery of the Panhandle Oil and Gas Field   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This development, however, lacked the wild excitement of the early discoveries because of the fact that the oil industry had been put under wraps, so to speak, by proration, and only an orderly program was permitted by state authorities.
The oil and gas so far encountered in the Panhandle field have been found, with minor exception, in four separate zones, namely: the brown dolomite, the gray lime section, the gray dolomitic section and the underlying granite wash, which is disintegrated granite from the buried granite ridge.
The total amount of oil produced in the Panhandle from the discovery of the field to January 1, 1938, was 304,208,920 barrels.
www.pan-tex.net /usr/p/pampa-hist/dis.htm   (1997 words)

  
 WOAI: San Antonio News - A Foot of Snow Falls in Parts of Texas Panhandle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Snow from a late winter storm blanketed the Texas Panhandle on Tuesday, with as much as a foot of the fluffy stuff covering the western part of the region.
In the extreme western part of the Panhandle, around Texline at the New Mexico border, up to a foot had fallen by midmorning Tuesday, he said.
Schools in most of the Panhandle were out on spring break.
www.woai.com /news/local/story.aspx?content_id=60D12441-E24A-4E8D-B55E-4F89201DD6F1   (294 words)

  
 Canyon Chamber of Commerce - Canyon, Texas
Gateway to Palo Duro Canyon State Park, home to the outdoor musical drama TEXAS Legacies - Canyon's Official Vacation Packages Provider, West Texas AandM University and the site of the oldest and largest museum in the Lone Star State, Canyon has captivated the hearts and imaginations of visitors from around the world.
Located on Interstate 27, just 15 minutes south of Amarillo, Canyon is a bustling community that has successfully combined a progressive attitude with small town friendliness and charm.
Nestled in the middle of the Texas Panhandle, Canyon claims a rich history based in cattle and ranching, and a heritage rooted in the pioneer spirit of the West.
www.canyonchamber.org   (170 words)

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