Rankin, Texas

Rankin is the county seat of Upton County, named for F.E. Rankin who discovered a valuable, much-needed source of water in 1911. The town now serves area ranchers and oilmen.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Rankin, TX

Medallion Home

City's oldest existing structure; first built about five miles south of town on the four-section claim of W.H. Seastrunk in 1...

Tigua Indian Reservation: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo

Oldest community in present boundaries of Texas, now part of the city of El Paso, was established in 1681 by refugees from a ...

Texas Travel Information Center

In West Texas at the Texas-New Mexico state line on Interstate Highway 10, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers ope...

Border Patrol Museum

Presents the rich heritage of the U.S. Border Patrol. Equipment, documents, books, and memorabilia available to the casual vi...