Category Archives: active retirement

Spur (Dickens County) 05/27/2022

Our final county walk was in Dickens County.  Spur is not the county seat, but it is the largest town in the county.  It is eleven miles from the town of Dickens which is the county seat.  And so the … Continue reading

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Crosbyton (Crosby County) 05/26/2022

Our third walk was in Crosbyton, the county seat.  Crosby County was organized in 1886 and named after the General Land Office commissioner Stephen Crosby. Prior to Crosbyton – the towns of Estacado and Emma served as county seats. 

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Gail (Borden County) 05/25/2022

Our second walk was in Gail, the county seat.  This is a tiny town with 231 residents.  The Borden County School is here, where most of the students in the whole county attend school.

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Snyder (Scurry County) 05/24/2022

We made another four-day trip to the lower Texas Panhandle.  Our first of four walks was in Snyder, the county seat.  There was a white buffalo shot near here.  It was a rainy day, we carried umbrellas but the rain … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Brooke first to complete all 254 counties.

The winner of “FIRST TO WALK ALL 254 COUNTIES” is the Fort Worth club president, Brooke Hudson, Tarrant County Walkers!

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Jayton (Kent County) 03/18/2022

Our last day of the trip we walked in Jayton.  Our walk started at the Kent County Courthouse.  Anyone planning on visiting Jayton plan on having a full tank of gas and a picnic lunch.  The closest gas station is … Continue reading

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Guthrie (King County) 03/17/2022

Day three of our trip we walked in Guthrie. Guthrie is the county seat and the walk started at the courthouse.  (From Wikipedia)  “The 6666 ranch was established by Samuel Burk Burnett in 1900 after he purchased the land from … Continue reading

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Aspermont (Stonewall County) 03/16/2022

Day two of our trip we walked in Aspermont. Aspermont is the county seat and the walk started at the courthouse.

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Rotan (Fisher County) 03/15/2022

On the road again for a four day adventure.  First stop is Rotan, which is not the county seat.  Walk started at the Dollar General store.

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Matador (Motley County) 11/06/2021

Our fourth and last new county on this trip is Motley.  Matador is the county seat.  We parked at the courthouse to start our walk.

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