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Presidio County Texas

 Presidio County is in the Trans-Pecos region of southwest Texas and is named for the ancient border settlement of Presidio del Norte. Presidio County is triangular in shape and is bounded on the east by Brewster County, on the north by Jeff Davis County, and on the south and west for 135 miles by the Rio Grande and Mexico. Marfa, the county seat, is 190 miles southeast of El Paso and 150 miles southwest of Odessa, Texas.

Marfa Courthoue1915

Presidio County Courthouse photo submitted by Jim Grissom and taken by his father Lester E. Grissom who served in the Calvary during WW1


Hotel Paisano and the Presidio County courthouse
source: wikipedia

 

 CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES

* Presidio *  Marfa  *  Redford  *  Chinati  *

Ghost Towns

*  Adobes * Candelaria * Casa Piedra * Fort Holland * Lindsey City * Plata * Ruidosa * Shafter * Tinaja


 

 

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Website Updates:
Feb 2015: Marriage News: HUMPHRIES, LOCKHART, KILGORE, DE VOLIN, PERRINE, BUNTON, RICHEY, SHANNON; Gossip News: WEATHERFORD, KYLE, CROSSON, SHANNON, ALEXANDER; Death News; JACKSON, GRUBB
Dec 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties, Korean War Casualties; World War 2 Army Casualties Honor Roll; History: 1914 County Overview
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Adjacent Counties

* Jeff Davis County (north)

* Brewster County (east)

* Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua, Mexico (south)

* Ojinaga, Chihuahua, Mexico (south)

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