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RUTH, TEXAS


Texas Ghost Town
Concho County, Panhandle / West Texas

SW of Paint Rock the county seat
10 Miles SW of Eden
Population: 0

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History on a Pinhead

Abandoned by 1936, Ruth didnít survive the Great Depression. In 1914 it had only reported 42 residents and the post office was only three years away from closing.



Ruth, TX , Concho county  post office info
Ruth, TX , Concho county  1914 canceled postmark
Cover canceled with Ruth, TX 1914 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection


TX Concho County 1940s Map
1940s map showing Ruth in SW Concho County
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Texas Panhandle | West Texas

Ruth, Texas Nearby Towns:
Paint Rock the county seat
Eden
Menard
San Angelo
See Concho County

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