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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.

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Things to do near Rankin, TX

Scenic Drive

Highway 190 offers views of rugged terrain as you drive through scenic mesas....

El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center

Collection includes aerial photographs of World War II concentration camps, personal effects such as death camp pajamas, and ...

Devils River State Natural Area

A remote and picturesque 20,000-acre preserve at the ecological junction of the Chihuahuan Desert, the Hill Country and the T...

Paisano Pete

At 20 feet long and 11 feet tall, Pete is probably the world's largest roadrunner. A popular photo subject. ...

Natural History Museum of El Paso

This museum, in association with the Texas Museum of History, features more than 300 exhibits spanning the wonders of the uni...