Dickens County, Texas

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Dickens County, Texas

Dickens County is located in West Texas with Caprock to the northwest. Land features sand, chocolate, red soils that drain to Croton and Duck creek. Local economy consists of agriculture, government services, prison, hunting leases, and wind farms.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1.1M
Lowest Price $375K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 4
Avg. Price/SQFT $0

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Where is Dickens County, Texas?

  • Dickens County, in Northwest Texas, is bordered on the north by Motley County, on the west by Crosby County, on the south by Kent County, and on the east by King County; its center point is 33°38' north latitude and 100°45' west longitude fifty miles east of Lubbock. The county was named for J. Dickens, who died at the Alamo.
  • The flat northwest part of Dickens County is above the Caprock on the Llano Estacado, and the rest, with rolling terrain, is below. The altitude over the county's 931 square miles varies from 2,000 to 3,000 feet.

Adjacent Counties

  • Motley County (north)
  • King County (east)
  • Kent County (south)
  • Crosby County (west)
  • Garza County (southwest)
  • Floyd County (northwest)
  • Cottle County (northeast)
  • Stonewall County (southeast)

Sites and Attractions in Dickens County

  • Don Harrington Discovery Center is a nonprofit interactive science center and planetarium in Amarillo, Texas, U.S. The Discovery Center is located in the city's hospital district and is named after philanthropist Don Harrington. Located in front of the Discovery Center is the Helium Centennial Time Columns Monument.
  •  Legacy play Village 30,000-sq.-ft. wooden play area, built by volunteers & funded by the local community located in Lubbock, Texas. 
  • The Texas Air & Space Museum is an aviation museum located near Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport in Amarillo, Texas. The museum displays civilian and military aircraft, as well as a wide range of air and space artifacts.

Farming and Ranching in Dickens County

  • Grasses are blue grama, sideoats, grama, white tidena, vine mesquite, and Indian grass. The average annual rainfall is 20.24 inches. The average minimum temperature in January is 28° F; in July the maximum is 95° F. The growing season is 217 days. Dickens County produces about $21.5 million worth of goods annually, mostly from beef cattle, horses, cotton, wheat, and sorghums. The county has no manufacturing and only a modest amount of oil.
  • In 2002 the county had 396 farms and ranches covering 567,000 acres, 75 percent of which were devoted to pasture and 24 percent to crops. That year farmers and ranchers in the area earned $11,777,000; livestock sales accounted for $6,853,000 of the total. Cattle, cotton, forage, small grains, and horses were the chief agricultural products. More than 1,660,600 barrels of oil were produced in the county in 2004; by the end of that year 17,167,369 barrels of oil had been taken from county lands since 1953, when oil was discovered in the area.
 

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