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Mobeetie

 Mobeetie:

  • Originally named Sweetwater, but after a petition for a post office was denied due to the existence of another town called Sweetwater, the town council changed the name to Mobeetie which is Indian for Sweetwater.

  • Home of the first Court House in the Texas Panhandle, which was built in 1878.

  • The first Court House in the Texas Panhandle was built in Mobeetie in 1880 by Irish stonemasons.

  • Home of the first school in the Texas Panhandle, founded in 1882.