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Property Summary

Enjoy 20 plus acres of untouched land in Hudspeth County, Texas near Fort Hancock. A beautiful backdrop of mountain peaks and desert landscape is conveniently located in the northwest corner of Texas, close to both the Mexican and New Mexican borders.

Fort Hancock started as a military camp in the late 1800’s, named after General Winfield Scott.
Hudspeth County is named for Claude Benton Hudspeth, a state senator and United States Representative from El Paso. The area was a pass through as explorers looked for routes between Texas and California Hudspeth County was formed in 1917 from El Paso County, Texas.

The area is an outdoorsman (or woman’s) paradise. You can explore all of the beauty and natural wonders that the beautiful state of Texas has to offer. Visit Hueco Tanks State Park and Guadalupe Mountains National Park for hiking, rock climbing, bouldering, or even bird watching. Take an extended day trip and head over state lines to New Mexico and explore Carlsbad Caverns. You can even create your own adventures right on your property and take an all terrain vehicle out to play.

Take in the picturesque peaks of Sierra Blanca or head east to explore all that the state of Texas has to offer. Big city destinations include San Antonio, Fort Worth, Houston, and Dallas. You can even cross a footbridge into Mexico and see the many sights that are south of the border including the authentic Mexican cuisine.

There are currently no building restrictions in Hudspeth County so you can camp or bring your RV, you just need to dispose of sewage properly and legally. There is a trail on the southern portion of the lot to access your 20 acre property. The rest is up to you!

  • Learn about the area at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site (77 miles) near El Paso
  • Hike in Guadalupe Mountains National Park
  • Visit Horizon City for local shopping needs (51 miles)
  • 56 miles to Target and Home Depot in El Paso
  • El Paso International Airport 61 miles away
  • Report for duty at Ft. Bliss Army Base in El Paso (66 miles)
  • Attend classes at University of Texas at El Paso (67 miles)
  • Check out Hideaway Lakes (30 miles)
  • Get some local goodies at Ramirez Pecan Farm (44 miles)
  • 165 miles to Carlsbad Caverns National Park
  • Day trip to Las Cruces, NM 112 miles or cross the border and explore the Mexican desert

Property Details

Street AddressFort Hancock, TX 79839
CityFort Hancock
CountyHudspeth County
Size20.01 Acres
Legal DescriptionTRACT(S) #19, SECTION 46 BLOCK 075 SURVEY TP TWP (if applicable) 5 HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS. A total of 20 acres. Unit 109Surveyor's DescriptionA parcel of land being a portion of Section 46, Block 75, Township 5, T & P RR Surveys, Hudspeth County, Texas, also known as Tract 19, SUNSET RANCHES UNIT ONEHUNDRED NINE, and more particularly described by metes and bounds as follows:COMMENCING for reference at the common corner of Sections 2 & 3, Block 75, Tsp. 6, and Sections 46 & 47, Block 75, Township 5, found marked by a 2-1/2” galv. iron pipe; thence, North 00 deg. 37 min. 47 sec. West with the west line of said Section 46 for a distance of 1336.61 feet to a ½” rebar with cap “RPLS 4680” set; thence, South 89 deg. 48 min. 28 sec. West for a distance of 3286.62 feet to a ½” rebar with cap set, said rebar is the SE corner and POINT OF BEGINNING of this parcel description;THENCE, South 89 deg. 48 min. 28 sec. West with the centerline of a 60 foot wide easement for a distance of 658.22 feet to a ½” rebar with cap set for the SW corner of this parcel;THENCE, North 00 deg. 39 min. 51 sec. West for a distance of 1324.24 feet to a ½” rebar with cap set for the NW corner of this parcel;THENCE, North 89 deg. 48 min. 28 sec. East for a distance of 658.22 feet to a ½” rebar with cap set for the NE corner of this parcel;THENCE, South 00 deg. 39 min. 51 sec. East for a distance of 1324.24 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING of this parcel.Said parcel contains 20.009 acres, more or less.Said parcel is subject to a 30 foot wide road easement lying adjacent and parallel to the S’ly boundary line which contains 0.453 acres, more or less.
Google Maps
Lat/Long CoordinatesNW: 31.427341, -105.836801
NE: 31.427357, -105.834675
SW: 31.423705, -105.836767
SE: 31.423712, -105.834636
Elevation4,010 feet
Annual TaxesApprox. $250 per year
ZoningNone - There is no zoning at this time in Hudspeth County (it is unincorporated), except in the City of Dell City.There are no building restrictions at this time in Hudspeth County. You can camp on your own property. You must have a proper way to dispose of sewage. You can bring your RV on your lot and stay there upon building a home. You just need to dispose of sewage properly and legally. Mobile homes are allowed as there are no building restrictions. Contact (915) 369-4118 for more information.
AccessThere is a trail on the southern portion of the lot.
SewerWould be by Septic
WaterWould be a well, water haul and holding tank or other similar option
UtilitiesPower by solar, wind or generator, Phone by cellular, satellite TV/Internet/Phone

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