About Eastland County, Texas
Eastland County features rolling hills comprised of sandy loam soils that drain to the Leon River forks, Lake Cisco, and Lake Leon. Local economy consists of agribusiness, education, and petroleum industries. Read more about Eastland County land for sale
Eastland County Land and Ranches for Sale
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Eastland County Land and Ranches for Sale
Eastland County is located in Central West Texas and covers an area of about 952 square miles. It was named after Willam Mosby Eastland who was a soldier in the Texas Revolution the Mier Expedition and died after drawing black bean in the punishment lottery of the Black Bean Episode of 1843.
The land is made up of rolling hills about 1200 to 1800 feet above sea level with trees and creeks with two main rivers, Leon River in central area and Sabana River in the south.
Eastland County Land For Sale
Eastland County properties for sale consist of ranch, agricultural and livestock farm lands. View Eastland County Property Listings
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Ranches and land for sale in Eastland County has various features like rugged open or treed terrains, or those that border creeks, rivers, lakes. Many have watering holes on the property for farm use. In the Northeast corner of the county is Lake Cisco and to the Southwest of Eastland City is Lake Leon.
Major roadways run through Eastland County. The I-20 being the largest which runs East to West connecting Cisco and Eastland and running from Callahan County to Erath County. The I-20 is intersected by Highway 206, Highway 6, and Highway 16 which all run North to South.
You may also be interested in land real estate in the surrounding counties. They are:
- Stephens County land for sale to the North
- Palo Pinto County land for sale to the Northeast
- Erath County land for sale to the East
- Comanche County land for sale to the South
- Brown County land for sale to the Southwest
- Callahan County land for sale to the West
What is Eastland County, Texas Known For?
Eastland County began to grow and become prosperous in the late 1800s and early 1900s. With the railroad completion in 1881, a new town formed at the intersection of the Texas, Pacific and the Texas Central railroads when the town of Red Gap moved there. They renamed it Cisco and a rivalry formed between Cisco and Eastland. Eastland eventually won the seat of the county.
Cotton production helped the economic growth of the county and as the cotton boom dropped off in the early 1900s, Oil was discovered at Ranger and began another boom.
What Is The Largest City In Eastland County?
Both Cisco and Eastland are the two largest cities in the county. At the last census in 2010 their populations were within 100 with Cisco being 3899, and Eastland being 3960.
What Other Communities Are Located In Eastland County?
There are a number of cities, towns, communities, and settlements in Eastland County, Texas. Eastland, Cisco, Gorman, and Ranger are all cities. Carbon and Rising Star are towns, some of the unincorporated communities include: Kokomo, Morton Valley, Nimrod, Olden, and Romney.
Schools and Education
There are 15 public schools in Coleman County: 6 with high school, 5 with middle school, 9 with elementary, and 5 with Pre-K.
The schools are Cisco High School (9-12), Cisco Elementary (Pk-5), Cisco Jr. High (6-8), Rising Star Elementary (PK-6), Eastland Middle School (6-8), Gorman Middle School (6-8), Gorman High School (9-12), Rising Start High School (7-12), Siebert Elementary (Pk-5), Eastland High School (9-12), Ranger Elementary School (Pk-5), Maxfield Elementary School (Pk-5), Ranger Middle School (6-8), and Ranger High School (9-12).
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Listing information last updated on November 30th, 2020 at 4:31pm CST.