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Quitaque, Texas

Quitaque (KIT-a-KWAY) originally was the site of trading post dealing with the Plains Indians. It became a stagecoach stop in 1890 and grew to a village serving the surrounding ranches and farms. The town was named for the nearby Quitaque Creek and Ranch.

Ask about the Circle Dot Caprock Adventure at the Circle Dot Ranch. From May through October the ranch features a Comanchero Breakfast or a Chuckwagon Supper. They are available with a combined total of 20 or more.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Quitaque, TX

Slaton Museum

Step into the city's past, and visit the old Post Office and a 1940s drug store's soda fountain. Unique photo exhibit feature...

Dyess Big Country Airfest

Dyess Big Country Airfest at Abilene Regional Airport (west side). Viper West Demo Team (F-16), B-1 flyby, C-130 airdrop, pl...

Graham Drive-In

One of a handful of outdoor movie theaters still operating in Texas, features first-run and recent . On Old Jacksboro Hwy. ...

Branding Wall

More than 230 cattle brands that are being used or have been used in Mitchell County on a 10-ft. by 50-ft. wall, signifying t...

Amarillo Livestock Auction

This is one of the largest privately owned cattle auctions. More than 100,000 head of cattle sold in the auction ring each ye...