Oldham County, Texas

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Oldham County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 2,185. Its county seat is Vega[1].



According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,501 square miles (3,889 km²), of which 1,500 square miles (3,887 km²) is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) (0.05%) is water.

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Oldham County was formed in 1876 and organized in 1880, and named for Williamson Simpson Oldham, a Texas pioneer and Confederate Senator. At the time of its organization, nearly the entire county was a part of the XIT Ranch. The county seat was originally at the town of Tascosa, which in the 1880s was one of the largest towns in the Panhandle. As the railroads came through the county, however, they bypassed Tascosa; several new towns and farms sprang up along the rail lines, and by 1915 Tascosa had a courthouse and almost no residents; the county seat was moved to Vega, Texas that year.[2]

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