New Hobbs, Old Hobbs and All Hobbs
Today's City of Hobbs had its beginnings as four separate towns; Hobbs, New Hobbs, All Hobbs and Borger.

Hobbs, which is also sometimes called "Old Hobbs" was located north of Marland, south of Sanger, west of Dal Paso and east of Grimes.

New Hobbs was located south of Marland, west of Dal Paso, north of Stanolind Road and east of Grimes.

All Hobbs was located north of Marland, east of Dal Paso, south of Snyder and west of Jefferson and was never developed.

Borger, later name Shelton, was located one-half mile northwest of Old Hobbs and was promoted in 1930, but was never developed.

The four towns were eventually consolidated into the City of Hobbs in 1937.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt
The Ernest Byers home on East Main Street in New Hobbs
 is shown above.  The Byers' were early homesteaders and
originally owned land that would become New Hobbs.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt
Main Street at Dal Paso in New Hobbs.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt

Photo courtesy of the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Abell-Hanger Collection.
(Click for a LARGER view)
New Hobbs Townsite and Chamber of Commerce Offices about 1930.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt
The townsite office for All Hobbs was located at the corner of
South Dal Paso and East Broadway.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt
The New Hobbs Jail, in the 900 block of South Dal Paso,
shown in later years.

Photo courtesy of Max Clampitt
The New Hobbs City Hall at the corner of Main Street and
South Dal Paso (next to the jail shown above), shown in later years.  

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