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PECOS COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Pecos County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    PECOS COUNTY
    Formed from Presidio County,
    created May 3, 1871.
    Organized March 9, 1875.
    On March 9, 1875, the following county officers were elected: George M. Frazer, Chief Justice. Cesario Torre, Commissioner. Francis Rooney, Commissioner. Hipolito Carrasco, Commissioner.
    Fort Stockton, County Seat.
    Oil was discovered in the Yates field in 1926.

    Pecos County Courthouse
    Texas Pecos County Courthouse
    Pecos County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy
    Barclay Gibson

    Pecos County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Fort Stockton
    Area Hotels - Fort Stockton Hotels
  • Bakersfield ghost town
  • Coyanosa
  • Fort Stockton County Seat
  • Girvin ghost town
  • Imperial
  • Iraan
  • Longfellow ghost town
  • Sheffield

  • Pecos County TX 1907 Postal Map
    Pecos County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Pecos County TX 1920 Map
    Pecos County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Pecos County TX 1940s Map
    Pecos County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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