COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1891
COUNTY NAMED FOR: James W. Dallam, Republic of Texas lawyer and newspaper editor.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: The town is named Dalhart because it is in both Dallam and Hartley counties.
Three - Texline 1876; Dalhart 1903, 1922
STANDING: One - 1922 Classical Revival courthouse built of brick.
NOTE: This building is very
similar to the Freestone
County Courthouse in Fairfield byW.R. Kaufman and the
Lynn County Courthouse in Tahoka by W. C. Rice.