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Spearman
Hansford County, Texas

ZipCodes
79081

Motto
Small Town Texas at its Best



Page Contents for Spearman, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Spearman is approximately 3,508 (2000), 3368 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,385 (1990), 1180 (2010).
The amount of land area in Spearman is 5.422 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Spearman to Washington DC is 1384 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 452 miles. (as the crow flies)
Spearman is positioned 36.19 degrees north of the equator and 101.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Spearman elevation is 3,088 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Red Bud.
The city bird is the Bald Eagle.
The Spearman city color is Purple. Spearman median income is $ 35,412.
Spearman average annual rainfall is 22.29 inches per year
Spearman average annual precipitation is 33.45 inches peryear.
Spearman average annual snowfall is 10 inches per year.
The average low temperature is 42 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 71 degrees F.

Location

in the panhandle of Texas near the Oklahoma border. Spearman is northeast of Amarillo.
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Climate


seasonal with all four seasons represented. There is no smog in Spearman with lots of sunshine. Here is a climate page for Spearman.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Spearman.

The town was platted in May 1917. The planned railroad was delayed until 1919, but the town grew despite the delay. Spearman was incorporated in 1921. The town continued to thrive through the world wars of the early and mid 1900's and also through the 1930 depression.
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Attractions

Fun Facts about Spearman. This page has some facts about the area.

Lake Palo Duro is about 10 miles north of Spearman.
Phone: 806-882-4401

Historic Adobe Walls Battlesite
located about 30 miles from Spearman. This page has a map, information and a good picture of a memorial plaque.

Things to see in the area.

Learn about Zulu

Hansford County has over 200 windmills, with many more in the surrounding counties. Information on Windmill Day, 21 January 1999

Stationmasters House Museum
30 South Townsend
Spearman, Texas 79081
Phone: 806-659-3008

J.B. Buchanan Windmill Collection

Spearman has an Alligator Farm!

Birding in Spearman.
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Economy & Industry


Oil and Gas production, cattle and agriculture. Here is a page about the economy of the area
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Spearman Historical Events

1934, September 24
Lindberghs land at Spearman. This is an account of the landing and a picture of the monument about the land.Lindberghs land at Spearman

Spearman Chamber

Spearman Chamber of Commerce

Spearman Organizations

Spearman Chamber of Commerce

Spearman Libraries

Hansford County Library
122 Main
Spearman, Texas 79081
Phone: 806-659-2231
Hours: Regular: 10-6, Mon-Fri &10-12, Sat./Summer: 10-5, Mon-Fri & 10-12, Sat.
librarian: Sheri Benton (as of 11-2002)
Our catalog may be accessed on-line at hlc-lib.org, then click on Spearman on the map of the panhandle. We have approximately 25,000 volumes in our collection which also includes books in Spanish, audiobooks, videos and large print books. We have eleven public access computers with Internet connections as well as access to the TexShare databases for research.

Spearman Schools

Spearman Schools Spearman

Miscellany

The population of Spearman was:
1926 - 1,000
1940 - 1,105
1964 - 4,000
1980 - 3,413
1990 - 3,197
2000 - 3,508

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