Quarton

Quarton, fifteen miles southeast of Dumas in central Moore County, was named for Benjamin F. Quarton, who opened a post office at his home there in 1903. The post office was discontinued in 1918, when local mail was routed through Dumas. The Quarton community was devoted to livestock raising and wheat farming. It reported a population of only five in 1915, and declined as nearby Dumas grew.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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