The town is the Throckmorton County seat and is named "The Capital of the Cow Country" by the Texas Legislature. It is the hometown of Dallas Cowboys' legend Bob Lilly. The area is a popular destination for anglers and hunters. An RV park with full hook-ups is south of town.
Annual events include the Wild Game and Brisket Dinner in January, Ranch Rodeo and BBQ in May and Cow Country Christmas in December.