Sherman County, Texas Genealogy

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Sherman County is in the High Plains region of the northern Panhandle on the Oklahoma border. The county's center lies at 36°50' north latitude and 102°30' west longitude. The county, named for Sidney Sherman, a veteran of the Texas Revolution, was created by the Texas legislature in 1976 and the county government was organized in 1889. Stratford, the county seat, is in the northwestern part of the county eighty miles north of Amarillo.

Adapted from:
" SHERMAN COUNTY." The Handbook of Texas Online.

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NOTE: The town of Sherman, Texas is NOT located in Sherman County, but in Grayson County.

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