Settlement began in 1855, as Butterfield stages ran through the community first known as Lost Creek, then Mesquiteville, and finally Jacksboro. Petroleum refining and related services are among industries in the Jack County seat--a large, sparsely settled ranching area.
The quaint downtown includes buildings constructed in the late 1800s from native limestone, along with gift and antique shops. Two city parks provide recreational activities and a nine-hole golf course.
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