Jones County, Texas

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Jones County, Texas

Jones County is located in West Texas and features rolling plains drained by Brazos River fork, tributaries, and Lake Fort Phantom Hill. Local economy features agribusiness, government services, and varied manufacturing.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $690K
Lowest Price $260K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 25
Avg. Price/SQFT $370

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Where is Jones County, Texas?

  • Jones County is on the West Texas prairies, bounded on the north by Stonewall and Haskell counties, on the east by Shackelford County, on the south by Taylor County and the city of Abilene, and on the west by Fisher County. The center of the county lies at 32° 45' north latitude and 99° 54' west longitude. The county was named for Anson Jones, statesman of the Republic of Texas.

  • Anson is the county seat. The county is crossed by U.S. highways 180, 83, and 277, State highways 6 and 92, and the Burlington Northern Railroad. Jones County covers 937 square miles of rolling plains with elevations that range from 1,600 to 1,900 feet above sea level. The county is crossed by U.S. highways 180, 83, and 277, State highways 6 and 92, and the Burlington Northern Railroad.

Adjacent Counties

  • Haskell County (north)
  • Shackelford County (east)
  • Callahan County (southeast)
  • Taylor County (south)
  • Fisher County (west)
  • Stonewall County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Jones County 

  • Jones County offers a number of historic events and recreational opportunities. At the site of old Fort Phantom Hill two events, the Cowboys' Christmas Ball and the Texas Cowboy Reunion, draw visitors. The Texas Forts trail passes through the county, and there are recreational parks for boating and fishing on several of the county's lakes and reservoirs, especially around Lake Phantom Hill.

  • At Lake Fort Phantom Hill four boat ramps are available when the lake is full. When water is low, two additional ramps are available at Johnson Park. Excellent shore fishing access is available at several areas of the reservoir, and campgrounds are available at two city parks.
  • Fort Phantom Hill was a United States Army and Confederate Army installation located at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River in Jones County, Texas. The fort was active from 1852 to 1853 and again from 1856 until the 1890s.

Farming and Ranching in Jones County

  • Jones County covers 937 square miles of rolling plains with elevations that range from 1,600 to 1,900 feet above sea level. Annual rainfall is twenty-five inches. January's average minimum temperature is 31° F; July's average maximum is 97° F. The county has a growing season of 223 days, soils are black to sandy loam with clayey subsoils, and between 51 and 60 percent of the land is considered prime farmland. Jones County is in the rolling plains vegetation area, with tall grasses and mesquite trees. It is drained by the Clear Fork of the Brazos River and its tributaries.
 

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