Trans Pecos | Far West Texas Land and Ranches for Sale

Pecos County, Texas

Pecos County is the second largest county with a high broken plateau in West Texas. Land features sandy, clay, loam soils that drain to the Pecos, Imperial Reservoir, and Lake Leon. Local economy consists of oil and gas, agriculture, government services and wind turbines.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1M
Lowest Price $254K
Highest Price $3M
Total Listings 4
Avg. Price/SQFT $85

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Where is Pecos County, Texas?

  • Pecos County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,507. The county seat is Fort Stockton. The county was created in 1871 and organized in 1875. It is named for the Pecos River.

  • Pecos County, the second largest county in the state, is in southwest Texas, bordered on the east by Terrell County, on the south by Brewster County, on the west by Jeff Davis and Reeves counties, and on the north by Ward, Crane, and Crockett counties.

Things to do in Pecos county

  • While in Pecos county you will want to check out Fort Stockton. You can go see the actual Fort located in the city, or just relax and find some good food at local restaurants.
  • For the fans of the rodeo, Pecos has the Texas Rodeo Hall of Fame. You can go see and learn about the pioneers of the sport, and how it came to be such a tradition of the state of Texas. 

Farming and Ranching in Pecos county 

  • Though less than 1 percent of the county is considered prime farmland, crops grown in Pecos County include cantaloupes, carrots, bell peppers, onions, peaches, and pecans. Since the 1920s, however, oil and gas production have dominated the local economy. 
  • On the ranching side cattle farmers have vast amounts of space to let their herd graze, so cattle farming is a big attraction to Pecos county. 
  •  The average annual rainfall is thirteen inches. Temperatures range from an average low of 31° F in January to an average high of 96° F in July; the average growing season lasts 225 days. Pecos County land has short and sparse grasses with desert scrubs and cacti. In the southeast, slightly taller grasses, desert shrub, and scrubby live oaks are present.
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