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Archer County
Archer County

ARCHER CITY, TEXAS

Archer County Seat, Texas Panhandle / Central Texas North

3335'39"N 9837'35"W (33.594036, -98.626499)
25 miles SW of Wichita Falls on Hwy 79
20 miles NE of Megargel on FM 210
18 miles NE of Olney on Hwy 79
Archer City Population: 1,787 (2010) 1,848 (2000)
County Population: about 8,000

Archer City Area Hotels > Wichita Falls Hotels
Archer City Texas street showing the theatre
Photo courtesy Mike Price, November 2007
Archer City is hometown of Larry McMurtry, famous Texas novelist and bibliophile.

The town was the setting for two movies written by McMurtry. The ruins of the theater of "The Last Picture Show" remain across the street from the courthouse.

Archer City Landmarks & Attractions

Royal Theater, Archer City, Texas
The restored/stablized ruin of the Royal Theater
featured in The Last Picture Show

Photo courtesy Mike Price, November 2007
More Texas Theatres
Archer County Courthouse, Archer City, Texas
Photo courtesy Mike Price, November 2007

Archer County Courthouse
Former Archer County jail, Archer City Texas
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, October 2003

The former Archer County jail
Archer County Museum, Former Archer County jail, Archer City Texas
Archer County Museum
Photo courtesy Mike Price, November 2007
More Texas Jails | Texas Museums
Archer City Texas water tower
Photo courtesy Mike Price, November 2007
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Archer City, Texas Area Towns:
Wichita Falls | Bowie | Seymour | Graham
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