Dallam & Hartley Counties Extension

Dalhart was founded in 1901. The city was founded at the site of a Railroad junction, which heavily contributed to its early growth. Dalhart was in the center of the Dust Bowl, an area adversely affected by a long period of drought and dust during the Great Depression of the 1930′s.

Dallam & Hartley Counties are located in the far northwestern corner of the Texas Panhandle; its western border abouts New Mexico, and its northern boundary borders Oklahoma. Dalhart located on the Dallam-Hartley County line. Dalhart is the county seat for Dallam County and Channing is the county seat for Hartley County located in the southeast part of Hartley County. These two counties are leading agricultural producers for the state in commodities of Beef, Dairy, Pork, Corn, Wheat and Potatoes.

Contact Dallam & Hartley Counties Extension

401 Denrock Avenue
Dalhart, Texas  79022-2627
Phone: 806-244-4434
Fax: 806-244-7434


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Dallam County, Texas
  • Hartley County, Texas

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