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Peacock is an unincorporated community in Stonewall County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 125 in 2000.[2]

Peacock, Texas
Holloman & Sons Grocery Store
Holloman & Sons Grocery Store
Peacock, Texas is located in Texas
Peacock, Texas
Peacock, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 33°10′56″N 100°23′57″W / 33.18222°N 100.39917°W / 33.18222; -100.39917Coordinates: 33°10′56″N 100°23′57″W / 33.18222°N 100.39917°W / 33.18222; -100.39917
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyStonewall
Elevation
1,877 ft (572 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
79542
GNIS feature ID1364933[1]
Oriana Bridge crossing the Salt Fork Brazos River.

GeographyEdit

Peacock is located 2 mi (3.2 km) south of U.S. Highway 380 along FM 2211 in west central Stonewall County. The townsite was established along the now defunct Stamford and Northwestern Railroad, which stretched from Stamford to Plainview.[3] The rail line crossed the Salt Fork Brazos River just to the southwest of Peacock near the community of Oriana (now a ghost town).[4]

EducationEdit

Public education in the community is provided by the Aspermont Independent School District. Its post office closed in 1993.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Peacock, Texas
  2. ^ Peacock, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online
  3. ^ Stamford and Northwestern Railroad from the Handbook of Texas Online
  4. ^ Oriana, TX from the Handbook of Texas Online
  5. ^ "Postmaster Finder". usps.com. Retrieved 3 November 2015.