Settlement on site of natural pass in the Callahan Divide through which buffalo traveled for centuries; was a point on the famous Dodge (or Western) Cattle Trail. Recent visitor oriented developments offer a variety of restaurants, art-souvenir-handicraft shops, and historical restorations.
Buffalo Gap Historic Village
Complex of 20 historic structures from the former frontier settlement, all restored and furnished, centered around the first county courthouse jail. A short video details the facts about West Texas and Buffalo Gap. Exhibits include country store, railroad depot, blacksmith and woodworking shop, 19th Century doctor-dentist office, two-room school, an 1880 bank, buggies and wagons, firearms and Indian artifacts. Rural setting amid live oaks.