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Safety Rest Areas: Pecos East County Eastbound


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

View of East Pecos County facility, Eastbound
View of East Pecos County facility, Eastbound
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Location

  • IH 10 - Eastbound, 23 miles west of Sheffield
  • Latitude = 30.8639 Longitude = -102.0856
  • Milepost: 308

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 50 miles west 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") were among troops stationed here.