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Snyder, Texas: Settled in 1878 by W.H. (Pete)
Snyder, who opened a trading post. The townsite was laid out
in 1882, and the county organized two years later. present seat
of Scurry County. In 1950 the city grew from 4,000 population to
more than 12,000 after the discovery of Canyon Reef Oil Field.
Now the center of the largest unitized(operated by a single
operator) oil field in the world. Industries include petroleum
processing, cottonseed breeding, farming and ranching, and other
SCURRY COUNTY MUSEUM - County history rich in lore and
legends of the Old West; Indian relics, early box and strip
house, chuck wagon, pioneer ranch and home articles. Open Monday
thru Fri from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Western Texas College, on
Texas 350 South.
TOWLE MEMORIAL PARK - Popular municipal park with
playgrounds, athletic fields, swimming pool, Texas 350.