Now on I-10 in far West Texas, town grew at juncture of the nation's second transcontinental rail route in 1881 (Southern Pacific and Texas & Pacific). Historical marker downtown--at the corner of Sierra Blanca Avenue and U.S. 80--commemorates the event. The town is named for Sierra Blanca Mountain (6,950 feet) to the northwest.
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