Terry County

By: Bre'a Butler

About Terry County

Terry County a very cool place to research about. Terry County is a kind of a country place. This County has had a lot of cool things in the past about the history. Terry County is in the Panhandle. Terry County is named for Benjamin Franklin Terry.


Points Of Interest

Terry County had land grants in 1826 and 1832. Corn was an important crop. when they could start shipping it in and out Terry County was known as "Egypt of the West" and "Corn Basket of Texas." The Oak Grove is the landmark for pioneers. Terry has great History. Terry County used to belong to Mexico. The Texas Revolution made it where there couldn't be settlement, so it became a hunting ground for the Indian tribes. The population was 48 in 1900. It probably didn't have a permanent residence.