Dickens, Texas

Water tower just outside Dickens

City in and the county seat of Dickens County, Texas, United States.

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Dickens County, Texas

County located in the U.S. state of Texas.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

Its county seat is Dickens.

U.S. Route 82

East–west United States highway in the Southern United States.

US Highway 82 crossing the high plains of the Llano Estacado of West Texas
The Greenville Bridge over the Mississippi River between Arkansas and Mississippi
McFarland Boulevard (US 82 West) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2018
US 82 at the intersection with US 27 Bus. at Main Square in Cuthbert
US 82B running as Main Street through the Magnolia Commercial Historic District in Magnolia, Arkansas

After climbing out of Blanco Canyon, US 82 eventually exits the Llano Estacado and enters the rolling plains near Dickens, Texas.

Texas State Highway 70

State highway in Texas.

State Highway 70 crossing the Little Red River in Hall County, Texas.
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In Dickens County, SH 70 serves as the northern terminus of SH 208 and passes through the east and north side of Spur before reaching Dickens and an intersection with US 82 / SH 114.

Charles Weldon Cannon

Replica of Cannon Saddle Shop at National Ranching Heritage Center

Charles Weldon Cannon, known as Tooter Cannon (January 14, 1915 – March 14, 1997 ), was a widely recognized manufacturer of boots and saddles in rural Dickens, Texas.

Spur Independent School District

Public school district based in Spur, Texas, United States.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

In addition to Spur, the district also serves the community of McAdoo and a portion of Dickens, as well as rural areas in western and southern Dickens County.

Patton Springs Independent School District

Public school district based in the community of Afton, Texas, United States.

A highway sign designating the border between Nicholas and Greenbrier counties in West Virginia along a secondary road

In addition to Afton, the district serves a portion of Dickens and rural areas in northeastern Dickens County.

Area code 806

Telephone area code in the North American Numbering Plan for the U.S. state of Texas in the Panhandle and South Plains, including the cities of Amarillo and Lubbock.

United States telephone numbers often included letter prefixes and telephone exchange names, which were more easily memorable for users than long digit sequences.

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Spur, Texas

City in Dickens County, Texas, United States.

Texas Highway 70 passes through the city, leading north 11 mi to Dickens, the county seat, and southeast 24 mi to Jayton.

U.S. Route 82 in Texas

U.S. Highway that begins on the New Mexico border and heads east through West Texas and Lubbock to the Arkansas border at Texarkana.

US 82 Outside of Henrietta, TX
The Marsha Sharp Freeway on U.S. Highway 82 in Lubbock
Heading west on US-82 out of Sherman, TX

After climbing out of Blanco Canyon, US 82 eventually exits the Llano Estacado and enters the rolling plains near Dickens.

List of city nicknames in Texas

This partial list of city nicknames in Texas compiles the aliases, sobriquets and slogans that cities in Texas are known by (or have been known by historically), officially and unofficially, to locals, outsiders or their tourism boards.

This mural painting of a cowboy is in Bandera, which is nicknamed "Cowboy Capital of the World".

Dickens – Wild Boar Capital