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BROGADO, TEXAS

Reeves County, West Texas

Highway 290
1 mile NE of Balmorhea
Within 60 miles of Ft. Davis, Fort Stockton and Pecos
Population: 122 (1990)

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History in a Pecan Shell

Brogado was founded by farmers who taking advantage of the water flowing from San Solomon Springs and was named for a Catholic priest, Father Brogado

A post office was granted in 1894 and remained open until 1918.

A school was educating the community's children by 1897.

Brogado retains its old cemetery and a Catholic church, but has merged with Balmorhea and Toyahvale for all practical purposes.
1907 Reeves County postal map
1907 postal route map showing Brogardo and region before highways
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

Brogado, Texas
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Balmorhea
Ft. Davis
Fort Stockton
Pecos
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