Established on International-Great Northern Railroad 1880; seat
of Frio County and primary retail center for large area of diversified
agriculture and livestock production. Giant peanut monument downtown
salutes area's primary crop (over 55 million pounds marketed annually).
Cotton, grain sorghum and vegetable grow on 54,000 acres. Fishing
is available in Frio River and smaller streams; during seasons
hunters take white tailed deer, javelina, dove and quail.
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