Whittenburg, Texas

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Whittenburg is a ghost town in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. It was founded by area rancher James A. Whittenburg when oil was discovered in the area in 1926. In 1936, Whittenburg merged with Pantex to form Phillips, since a ghost town.

Another ghost town in the area is Plemons, where the newspaper publisher and Republican politician Roy Whittenburg was born in 1913.

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