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Fort Stockton is a city in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.

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  • Annie Riggs Memorial Museum. Originally the Riggs Hotel, built in 1899. It is an excellent example of Territorial Architecture built of adobe with Victorian wood trim, and houses exhibits on area history.
  • Comanche Springs Pavilion and Swimming Pool. The pavilion was built in 1938 over the Big Chief Spring. It was the largest spring in the system and flowed 65 million gallons of water a day.
  • 1 Grey Mule Saloon. Built in the 1880s, was once owned by A.J. Royal. Grey Mule Saloon (Q107322772) on Wikidata
  • Historic Fort Stockton. Built in 1858 and used until 1886, the fort was home to many troops of buffalo soldiers during the height of the Indian menace. Guardhouse, Officers' Row, and Parade Grounds; a museum is housed in the enlisted men's barracks and a visitor's center is located at 301 E. Third.
  • Koehler's Store. Also served as a bank and saloon, it was built in 1878. The second floor was added in the 1930s as a WPA project. It now serves as the Small Community Hall. Across the street is one of the nine springs in the Comanche Springs system. This one is named the Blue Hole.
  • Old Fort Cemetery. Where only a very few markers show anyone over the age of 40, a testimony to the hard frontier life. Used from 1875-1912.
  • Old Jail. Pecos County's original jail was built in 1883.
  • Paisano Pete, est. World's Larg' tall, 22' long.
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church. First church in Fort Stockton, built 1875.
  • St. Stephen Episcopal Church. Built in the 1896, was one of the first Protestant churches west of the Pecos River. Moved here in 1958.



-the only Wal-Mart for miles and miles. While small, it carries pretty much everything.


  • Bien Venidos, 405 W Dickinson Blvd, +1 432 336-3615. Daily 11AM-10PM. Mexican/American food.
  • K-Bob's Steak House Restaurant, 1100 W Dickinson Blvd, +1 432 336-5909. Daily 11AM-2PM & 5PM-9PM. Steaks & More, Salad Bar.




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Routes through Fort Stockton
El PasoVan Horn ← Jct I-20.svg E  W I-10.svg E  → Jct US 190.svg EOzonaSan Antonio
San AngeloBig Lake  N US 67.svg S  AlpinePresidio
RoswellPecos  N US 285.svg S  → Jct US 90.svgEND
HerefordOdessa  N US 385.svg S  MarathonBig Bend N.P.
HobbsMonahans  N Texas 18.svg S  END

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