Dallam County

Dallam County, Texas

PO Box 1352
Dalhart, TX 79022
Phone: (806) 244-4751
Fax: (806) 244-3751

On the northwestern border of TX panhandle, northwest of Amarillo; organized Aug 21, 1876 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Wilmer Dallam (1818-47), Texas legal writer

Area (sq mi):: 1505.26 (land 1504.69; water 0.56) Population per square mile: 4.10
Population 2005: 6,174 State rank: 194 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.80%; 1990-2000 13.90% Population 2000: 6,222 (White 68.40%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 28.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 15.50%). Foreign born: 7.90%. Median age: 31.40
Income 2000: per capita $13,653; median household $27,946; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,285-$28,615
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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He is president of the Dalhart Area Child Care Center Board of Directors, and previously served as Dallam County treasurer which additionally serves as the fiscal officer for the juvenile probation board, president of Dalhart ISD Board of Trustees, and as a certified juvenile probation officer.
He is the county judge of Dallam County, at the north end of the Panhandle.
He is originally from Dallam, Warrington and attended Dallam County Primary School, and then afterwards attended Cardinal Newman Catholic High School.
DISCUSSION--We detected swift foxes in Dallam County with scat-transects and Dallam and Sherman counties with live-trapping.
They are: Dallam County in the Panhandle; Cass, Ellis, Fayette, Jefferson, and Panola counties in eastern Texas; Comanche and Coryell counties near the center of the state; Ward County in West Texas; and Starr County in South Texas.
I can pull out my phone right now and I can show you what every one of mine are doing," said Brian Bezner, a North Plains board member from Dallam County, scrolling through soil moisture and sprinkler data on his smartphone, miles from his farm.
In one report, it is stated that the last specimen taken in the state was a young animal "3 to 6 weeks old" captured alive in May 1953 in Dallam County, in the extreme northwestern part of the Panhandle.