Culberson County, Texas Genealogy & History

Towns

Boracho was on U.S. Hwy 80 and the Texas & Pacific Railway 10 miles W of Kent & 26 miles E of Van Horn in south central Culberson County. Its name is probably a misspelling of borracho, Spanish for "drunk." One source says the town got its name during the construction of the railroad, more from the Handbook of Texas Online

Daugherty, also known as the Figure Two Ranch, was a ranching community on State Hwy 54 some 3 miles N of Van Horn in western Culberson County, more from the Handbook of Texas Online, Historical Marker for the Figure Two Ranch.

Frijole, also known as Smith's Ranch and Springhill, was on U.S. Hwy 62/180 2 miles NE of Pine Springs and 60 miles N of Van Horn, more from the Handbook of Texas Online, Frijole Ranch from the Guadalupe Mountains National Park site.

Grisholm Pumping Station

Guadalupe Station is a community & pumping station on U.S. Hwy 62/180 some 9 miles SW of Pine Springs in northwestern Culberson County, more from the Handbook of Texas Online   

Gomez Peak, near Kent, Texas

Kent is at the intersection of I-10, U.S. Hwy 80, State Hwy 118, & FM 2424, on the Missouri Pacific Railroad 36 miles E of Van Horn in southeastern Culberson County. It was founded before 1892 and was originally known as Antelope, more from the Handbook of Texas Online

Levinson

Lobo

 Old Christian Place

 Ort

 Pezuna del Caballo

Pine Springs is on U.S. Hwy 62/180 59 miles N of Van Horn & 3 miles SE of Guadalupe Peak in Guadalupe Mountains National Park in northwestern Culberson County. The site was known to nineteenth-century travelers crossing Guadalupe Pass, more from the Handbook of Texas Online

Plateau is on I-10 & the Missouri Pacific line 16 miles E of Van Horn in south central Culberson County, more from the Handbook of Texas Online

State Line is on the Texas-New Mexico border & U.S. Highway 62/180 18 miles NE of Pine Springs in north central Culberson County, more from the Handbook of Texas Online

Van Horn

Wild Horse is on the Missouri Pacific Railroad & I-10, 8 miles E of Van Horn in southwestern Culberson County, more from the Handbook of Texas Online