Leader Feature / Mark McDonald

By: Sarah Childers Here at visitcomanchecountytx.com, we have begun the process of interviewing leaders within the county, to explore their views on what they feel makes Comanche County, Texas so special. Our first article in this series was from the Mayor of Comanche, Texas, Mary A. Boyd.   This article is the second in the … Continue reading Leader Feature / Mark McDonald

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The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

One of the oldest festivals in Texas.... By: Brandon Mangan For nearly one hundred years, the first week of August has meant the same thing in De Leon, Texas. For one, it means that thousands of pounds of watermelons are about to be devoured. Peaches too. There’s going to be a parade. Beauty pageants. Judging … Continue reading The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

More Comanche County History, Part 3

This article is continued from the previous article titled More Comanche County History, Part 2. We are picking up where we left off by visiting the community called Comyn.

More Comanche County History Part 1

Here is more Comanche County History for your reading pleasure... By: Brandon Mangan Chief On Comanche Square 2019 Most who come upon it know that the name Comanche comes from the tribe of natives who once occupied the land, although few would be able to tell you just where the name Comanche comes from. In … Continue reading More Comanche County History Part 1

Comanche County Museum

This article was written by Sierra Dyson. Here is some information you will need for your next daytrip to Comanche County, TX. Be sure to plan to drive around and take a look at all the available Historical Markers. The Comanche County Museum is located at 402 Morman Road in Comanche, Texas. The museum’s start … Continue reading Comanche County Museum

Comanche County Outlaw

The 21st Birthday of John Wesley Hardin By: Brandon Mangan John Wesley Hardin, Abilene, Kansas - 1871 The day of May 26th, 1874 is a day of infamy in Comanche County. It didn’t start that way. The residents of Comanche awoke with a spirit of excitement – horse races were being held northeast of town … Continue reading Comanche County Outlaw

The Hidden Penny Grave Off Sipe Springs

Not much is known about this mysterious spot, but if you live in the surrounding area of Comanche Country, more than likely you've heard the legend of the Penny Grave. Located off of FM 1477, you can check this one out for yourself at all times of the year. A marker labeled with "grave of … Continue reading The Hidden Penny Grave Off Sipe Springs