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Roundup is an unincorporated community located in northeastern Hockley County. The town is located on the high plains of the Llano Estacado at the intersection of U.S. Route 84 and Farm to Market Road 2130 between Anton and Shallowater.

Roundup, Texas
Grain silos in Roundup
Grain silos along the tracks in Roundup
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Map of Texas
Roundup
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Map of Texas
Roundup
Coordinates: 33°45′44″N 102°05′50″W / 33.76222°N 102.09722°W / 33.76222; -102.09722Coordinates: 33°45′44″N 102°05′50″W / 33.76222°N 102.09722°W / 33.76222; -102.09722[1]
Country United States
State Texas
CountyHockley
RegionLlano Estacado
Established1912
Elevation3,369 ft (1,027 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total20
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
ZIP
79336
Area code806

HistoryEdit

Roundup was established in 1912 and was originally located on the second Spade Ranch. The town was developed as a stop on the Santa Fe Railroad and shipped cattle, cotton, and grain for the ranch. The town's population peaked at 50 in 1948 then declined to 27 in 1980 and today the population is estimated to be around 20.[2]

EducationEdit

The town is served by the Anton Independent School District.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Roundup". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b "ROUNDUP, TX". The Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved September 30, 2016.

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