Cross Plains, Texas is a small town in Texas.
This small town, 44 miles SE of Abilene, was the home of Robert E. Howard, best known as the creator of Conan the Barbarian.
From Abilene, take TX-36 southeast 44 miles to Cross Plains. From Fort Worth, take I-20 west 107 miles to exit 330 at Cisco. Take TX-206 21 miles south to Cross Plains.
There is a small Howard Museum.
An annual "Barbarian Days" celebration  takes place in January.
|Routes through Cross Plains|
|Abilene ← Jct N S ←||N S||→ Jct N S → Temple|
|Jct ← Coleman ←||S N||→ Cisco → Ends at|