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Safety Rest Areas: Pecos West County Eastbound


Pecos West County Westbound is the partner for Pecos West County Eastbound
Drinking Water Handicap Access Men's and Women's Restrooms Picnic Tables

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Ceramic tile mural of a Buffalo Soldier decorates a wall of the facility
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View of West Pecos County rest area
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Location

  • IH 10 - Eastbound, 26 miles west of Ft. Stockton
  • Latitude = 30.9388 Longitude = -103.3139
  • Milepost: 233

Features

  • Drinking Water
  • Men's and Women's Restrooms
  • Handicap Access

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  • Picnic Tables

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    Miscellaneous

    • The name Pecos first appears in Juan de Oñate's reports concerning the Indian pueblo of Cicuye, now known as the Pecos Pueblo, and is of unknown origin
    • Fort Stockton, a town 30 miles east of the facility, was where a pre- and post-civil war cavalry fort located. Ninth United States Cavalry, a regiment of black troops (also known as "Buffalo'soldiers", as depicted on a wall at the eastbound facility) were among troops stationed here.