Seat of Schiekher County, established
in 1895. In the beautiful scenic, rugged Hill Country of West
Central Texas, this small city is center for oil field
service and supply firms, and is headquarters for large
ranching area, especially sheep and goats. El Dorado Woolens
is the only woolen mill in the entire Southwest weaving
fabrics from virgin wool and mohair produced on West Texas
ranches. Heavy concentration of white-tailed deer makes
entire county popular with hunters each fall and winter.
Schleicher County Museum-
Vintage room settings, kitchen and
household utensils, rustic farm and home furniture, saddles,
branding irons, and barbed wire. Open Mon., Wed., Fri. in
summer. U.S. 190 just east of U,S. 77.