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Dalhart Community Profile and Membership Directory

PRESERVING OUR PAST . . . FOCUSING ON OUR FUTURE The Dalhart area is one of the most progressive communities in the Panhandle of the great State of Texas. Dalhart is the center of activity for the neighboring communities of Texline, Hartley and Channing, and is located in the northwest corner of the Lone Star state. Dalhart is named for the two counties that it sits within – Dallam and Hartley. Dalhart is the top grain and corn producer in the state, and is home to the top companies in the cattle, hog and dairy industries. The progressive nature of the community actively attracts value-aded agricultural businesses to the area to enhance the thriving agribusiness climate of the Panhandle. Dalhart has a wonderful, relaxed spirit attractive to newcomers and visitors. What other city offers the world’s largest free barbecue? An estimated 20,000 guests are fed during the annual XIT Rodeo and Reunion. This “little” get-together, celebrated the first Thursday through Saturday of August, is a 75-plus-year Dalhart tradition, and is still going strong. Dalhart isn’t just about business. Education, the arts and quality of life are other traits that make Dalhart a popular home for young families, retirees and businesses. The La Rita Theatre, dubbed the crown jewel of the Welcome to Dalhart: Under the welcome sign you will find downtown Dalhart with many historic Panhandle, hosts theatrical and musical performances throughout the buildings, business and places to eat. year. Youth have a multitude of opportunities in education, sports, to come. Several local businesses are planning expansion projects and the organizations and art-enrichment programs. Dalhart is also home to the prospect of aditional new businesses are in the works. XIT Museum, which preserves the unique history of the Texas Panhandle. The mainstay of this community is the pride of its people – whether long- Highlights of Dalhart’s recent successes include the construction of a new time family legacies or newly relocated families – with a purpose to preserve Tractor Supply Store, Kubota Dealership, High School Football Stadium, the past and focus on the future. the opening of a major manufacturing facility, Hilmar Cheese; expansion of U.S. Highway 87 to a four-lane divided highway in Dallam County and more Welcome to Dalhart. Welcome home! • Fuel Sales • Maintenance • Cafe • Pilot Lounge • Aircraft Storage (806) 244-5521 Fax (806) 244-5522 P.O. Box 668 • 11908 Airport Road FM 3139 Dalhart Municipal Airport Dalhart, TX 79022 ifsdht1@xit.net 4


Dalhart Community Profile and Membership Directory
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