|Gateway to Texas County, Oklahoma
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LaRae Halsey-Brooks, and
Eireann Brooks are the County
Texas County is a county located in the panhandle of the U.S.
state of Oklahoma. Its county seat is Guymon.
Texas County was formed at Oklahoma statehood (November 16,
1907) from the central one-third of "Old Beaver County". When
the formation of the county was authorized by the Constitutional
Convention of 1907, the county was so named because it was
wholly included within the limits of the Texas Cession of 1850,
whereby the ownership of the area was passed from the State of
Texas to the United States government. From 1850 to 1890, its
lands were never attached to any state or territory, never
surveyed, and never divided into townships and sections like the
eastern counties were. From 1890 to 1907, it was part of Beaver