Armstrong County, Tx.

named for one of several Armstrong pioneer families from Texas

Armstrong County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas, and was formed in 1876 from Bexar County. Armstrong is named for one of several Texas pioneer families named Armstrong. Its county seat is Claude.

Armstrong County occupies 907 square miles of level plains and canyons. The northern half is generally level, as is the far southwest corner. The rest of the southern half of the county is covered by the great Palo Duro Canyon. The eastern end of Palo Duro Canyon State Scenic Park is in Armstrong County.

County Resources by City
Armstrong County
Web site of Armstrong County.

Claude was originally named Armstrong City after several area ranches named Armstrong. The name, however, was changed to Claude in 1887. Claude Ayers, the engineer of the Fort Worth and Denver Railway, the first train to travel through the area, requested that the town be named in his honor.
Goodnight *
located on U.S. Highway 287 and named for pioneer rancher Charles Goodnight.
Wayside *
Washburn *
* = unincorporated # = WikiPedia page

Adjacent counties are; Carson County, Gray County, Donley County, Briscoe County, Swisher County, Randall County, and Potter County.

Other places in Armstrong County:

Armstrong County Museum and Gem Theatre
The Gem Theater features live performances by Texas Touring Artists and local talent
Claude Independent School District
Welcome to the Claude Independent School District Web site We are located in the bedroom community of Claude, Texas

Major highways include; U.S. Highway 287, and State Highway 207.

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