DUMAS Pop. 13,747 Alt. 3,668


Named after Louis Dumas, president of town site company that founded this seat of Moore County in 1892. Oil was discovered here in 1926. Located In the heart of nation's largest grain sorghum producing area, center of one of the world's largest natural gas fields, producer of two-thirds of the nation's helium.

Recreation areas include eight city parks; scenic beauty in rugged canyons and hills of Canadian River brakes, Nearby Lake Meredith offers fishing, boating, swimming and water skiing. Texoma (municipal) RV Park with 20 - 25 spaces-free for the first night; electric and water hookups, dump station, nighttime security patrols. U.S. 87 west within city limits.



Moore County Historical Museum-

Local history exhibits, memorabilia donated by pioneer families, wildlife displays, and Indian artifacts. Room settings include a pioneer kitchen, a country store, and a one-room school. Open May - Aug., Mon. - Sat. 10 am. - 5 p.m.; Sept. - Apr., Mon. - Fri. 1 - 5 p.m. Housed in former hotel at 8th and Dumas Ave.



Back to the top