Presidio County, Texas

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Presidio County, Texas

Presidio County features rugged terrain with some of Texas' tallest mountains. Land consists of clay, loams, and sandy loams. Also contains Capote Falls. Local economy is comprised of government services, ranching, hunting leases, and tourism.

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Average Price $550K
Lowest Price $550K
Highest Price $550K
Total Listings 1
Avg. Price/SQFT $500

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Where is Presidio County, Texas?

  • Presidio County is in the Trans-Pecos region of West Texas and is named for the ancient border settlement of Presidio del Norte. Presidio County is triangular in shape and is bounded on the east by Brewster County, on the north by Jeff Davis County, and on the south and west for 135 miles (217 km) by the Rio Grande and Mexico.

  •  Presidio County comprises 3,857 square miles of contrasting topography, geology, and vegetation. In the north and west clay and sandy loams cover the rolling plains known as the Marfa Plateau and the Highland Country, providing good ranges of grama grasses for the widely acclaimed Highland Herefords. In the central, far western, and southeastern areas of the county some of the highest mountain ranges in Texas are found.

Things to do in Presidio county

  • The Marfa lights are able to be seen in full effect from Presidio county. 
  • The closed canyon is located in Presidio County, this beautiful canyon is one spot travelers in Presidio county need to be sure and go see. 
  • Close ties between the sister cities of Presidio and Ojinaga result in a strong Mexican influence in Presidio where restaurants offer delicious, authentic Mexican food and shoppers can enjoy visits to both sides of the border, as well as duty free shopping.
  • However, in contrast to the more populous areas of the state, Presidio County offered clean air, rugged scenery, and historic sites. Among the attractions that contributed to the county's growing tourist industry were the Marfa Lights, hunting leases, and the nearby Big Bend National Park. 

Farming and Ranching in Presidio county

  • Hay farming and forage land are the two main crops for farmers in Presidio county. 
  • Cattle and calf operations are very popular to ranchers in Presidio county. Producing around $13,525,000 in cattle alone. 
  • Temperatures, moderated by the mountains, vary from 33° F in January to 100° F in July. Average rainfall is only twelve inches per year, but it comes mainly in June, July, and August. The growing season extends for 238 days. Natural resources under production in 1982 were perlite, crushed rhyolite, sand, and gravel. Silver mining contributed greatly to the economy of the county from the 1880s to the 1940s. Presidio County has no oil or gas production.
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