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Wheeler County was created 21 August 1876 from Bexar and Young Land Districts and was organized in 1879. County seat: Mobeetie (formerly Sweetwater)(1879-1906); Wheeler (1906-present). Wheeler County was the first to be organized in the Panhandle area, and 14 other counties were attached to it for judicial purposes until 1881. Sweetwater was established in 1876 as a trading post.