LANGTRY

Population 30

Altitude 1,315


General

In deep Southwest Texas by the Rio Grande, the village was established 1881 when Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railway was building through; was junction of construction from east and west. Two origins of town's name exist; one prosaic, the other romantic. one credits town name to a civil engineer named Langtry who directed group of Chinese laborers in railroad construction. But colorful Judge Roy Bean (see below) insisted he named town after his idol, English actress Lillie Langtry, the "Jersey Lily."

High Bridge Adventures-Scenic boat tours on Pecos River and Rio Grande. For information/reservations, write to P.O. Box 816, Comstock, TX 78837 or call 915/292-4495.

JUDGE ROY BEAN VISITOR CENTER

SCENIC OVERLOOK

SEMINOLE CANYON STATE PARK


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