Denver City Pop. 5,395 Alt 3,575


Established in 1939 when the Wassom oil pool developed, and was named by the oil company. The city was incorporated in 1940 during the height of the oil boom. Today the city is center for industry and agriculture production in Yoakum County. Favorable weather conditions contribute to the growing of cotton, sorghum, peanuts, wheat, and other grains, Beef cattle also an important part of the agricultural economy, For information on accommodations, events, and dining, contact the Denver City Chamber of Commerce at 104 W. Third St., or call (806)592-5424,

Denver City Historical museum-

Five large murals painted on the outside of walls of a refurbished elementary school highlight the entry to museum. Exhibits include oil field items, farm and ranching equipment, dentist tools, pharmacy it2ms, as well as other memorabilia. Quilting by local quilting club is usually on Mon. from 1 - 4 p.m. Open Tues. - Thurs. I - 4 p.m. At 505 N. Avenue C. For information, call (806) 592-2897.

Yoakum County Park-

A party house and RV campsites are available for a small rental fee. The park also features an 18-hole golf course. Six miles north of the city on Texas 214.



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