A newcomer to Texas might ask, "Where is Throckmorton County, the Capital of Cow Country, and why would we want to go there?" The "where" is a fairly easy question for folks: Draw a straight line from Abilene to Wichita Falls, put your finger on the halfway mark, and there we are! We consider ourselves as one of the "Gateways to the West." Throckmorton County only hints at the … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Throckmorton County???
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The cotton in your shirt and the peanuts in your last candy bar may have been grown in Terry County, one of the top cotton- and peanut-producing counties in the state. Stop in to see the first Quilt Trail in Texas, 10 seven-foot-by-seven-foot signs painted with popular quilt squares placed throughout the county! You'll remember your favorite quilt and the love (and cotton) … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Terry County
From train depots of yesteryear and grazing cattle to soldiers' barracks, pump jacks, wind turbines and soda fountains, Jack County is a diverse county endowed with a rich and interesting heritage. While growth may seem slow, it is still evident throughout the county. We are located approximately halfway between Fort Worth and Wichita Falls. Believed to be named after early … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Jack County???
Come visit Borden County, a warm, friendly, sparsely populated county where no one is a stranger. Gail is the county seat and the only town in the county. We offer a variety of recreational opportunities including fishing, water skiing, swimming or boating at Lake Thomas. Hunters frequent our area in search of deer, antelope, quail, dove, rattlesnakes and jackrabbits. … [Read more...] about Why Stop In Borden County???