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Fort Stockton, Texas

  • Courthouse Square

    Historic features include courthouse (1883), first Catholic Church (1875), first schoolhouse (1883), and Zero Stone placed by survey party in 1859, used as origin point for all land surveys in this pa...
    Courthouse Square

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Historical Sites Tour

A series of special signs on city streets provide guidance for do-it-yourself tour of historic sites. Historical notations date from days of Cabeza de Vaca's explorations, 1534, and other explorers such as Espejo in 1583, Mendosa in 1684

Fort Stockton, TX Tours

Courthouse Square

Historic features include courthouse (1883), first Catholic Church (1875), first schoolhouse (1883), and Zero Stone placed by survey party in 1859, used as origin point for all land surveys in this part of West Texas. Nearby St. Stephens Episcopal Church (1872)

Fort Stockton, TX Historic Courthouses

Annie Riggs Hotel Museum

The old hotel, built in 1899, was built on this stage route. Restored and maintained by local historical society. Fourteen rooms display area collections; 19

Fort Stockton, TX Museums

Tunis Creek Stagecoach Stop

Former way station on Butterfield Overland Mail Route; later a Texas Ranger station. Historic structure was moved to a highway rest area on U.S. 290, 20

Fort Stockton, TX Pioneer History

Old Fort Cemetery

Records on existing tombstones indicate few people lived beyond age 40;

Fort Stockton, TX Cemeteries

Things to do near Fort Stockton, TX

Discovery Well A No. 1

Gusher blew in more than half-century ago, remains one of largest producing oil wells in North America. Tremendous jet of oil...

Wet 'n Wild Water World

37 acres of good clean family fun, with 24 water attractions, including a six-story tall water slide and wave pool. Restauran...

Ascarate Park Golf Course -Delta Nine

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Midland County Historical Museum

Midland County Historical Museum exhibits include early Midland history, photos, pioneer relics, mementos of the Civil War, W...

Tinaja de las Palmas Battle Site

Hudspeth County is the site of the last Indian battle in Texas....