Named in 1890 by Irish immigrant sheep rancher George Nickel for good luck and courage
The towns beginning came from the arrival of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Gulf Railway in 1902.
One of the top hunting destinations in the panhandle
Home of the famous Tower Station and U-Drop inn, built in 1936 along historic Route 66
Featured in the 2006 animated film Cars
Thursdays Under the Neon- Every Thursday of summer, free concerts and events
At the end of the movie Cast Away, Tom Hanks' character is seen on US Route 83 near I40, the real-life location of Shamrock