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Roscoe Texas

Nolan  |  Texas

Plowboy grain elevator in Roscoe

Roscoe is a town near the intersection of Interstate 20 and US Highway 84 in Nolan County in the U.S. state of Texas. The Union Pacific Railroad passes through the center of town. Another rail line, the Roscoe, Snyder and Pacific Railway (RS&P), used to extend 50 miles (80 km) from Roscoe to Fluvanna, passing through Snyder, Texas. Built in 1908, the railway served as a bridge between the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway and the Texas and Pacific Railway. Although the RS&P became one of the most profitable short lines in the nation during its early years, passenger service was discontinued in 1953, freight service was discontinued in the late 1970s, and the tracks were removed in 1984. Roscoe is now home to the Plowboy Mudbog which is held twice a year. During the Independence Day Celebration, which is held on July 4 weekend, and in October usually coinciding with the Wind Festival. The July mudbog normally draws in around 70 to 80 trucks competing for prize and bragging rights.


Villages nearby

Loraine    (17 km)

Loraine Texas    (17 km)

Other locations nearby

Avenger Village    (8 km)

Brownlee    (9 km)

Shaufler    (11 km)

Champion    (12 km)

Bernecker    (13 km)

Wastella    (13 km)

Gannon    (14 km)

Orient    (15 km)

Inadale    (17 km)

Claytonville    (19 km)

Landmarks nearby

Shango Patera    (10 km)

Churches nearby

Baptist Church    (very near)

Salem Lutheran Church    (very near)

Bautista Primera Iglesia Church    (13 km)

Broadway Baptist Church of Christ    (13 km)

Church of Christ    (13 km)

Church of God of Prophecy    (13 km)

Evangelical Methodist Church    (13 km)

Highland Heights United Methodist Church    (13 km)

Saint Stephens Episcopal Church    (13 km)

Trinity Baptist Church    (13 km)

Greater Zion Baptist Church    (14 km)

Highland Baptist Church    (14 km)

Lighthouse Assembly of God Church    (14 km)

Avondale Baptist Church    (15 km)

Faith Lutheran Church    (15 km)