NOCONA

Population 2,846

Altitude 988


General


Named for Chief Peta Nocona, husband of Cynthia Ann Parker, city is famed as the "Leathergoods Center of the Southwest," with several firms producing leather products. Nocona Boot Co. displays boot making tools from the 1890's. City park offers picnicking, playground facilities; adjoins 18-hole municipal golf course. Nearby Lake Nocona offers water sports and camping facilities. Self-guided historical tours available from chamber of commerce.

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