Pyote

Name:

Pyote

County:

Ward

Zip Code:

79777

Latitude / Longitude:

31°32’15″N 103°7’36″W

Elevation:

2,625 ft (800 m)

Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Pyote (/’pa”o”t/ PY-oht) is a town in Ward County, Texas, United States.

Remains:

Pyote began as a small town. Its fortunes rose with oil, but its population decreased when the railroad was built away from the town. At one time Pyote had 3,500 residents. The 1942 development of the Pyote Army Air Base and the 1967 development of what would become the West Texas State School raised the town’s fortunes.

Established:

 

Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The population was 114 at the 2010 census.

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