Rochelle, Texas: Geographic Center of Texas

If Texas was bushwhacked by other states, tied up, and pulled in all directions, this is where it would tear.
Address:
US Hwy 377, Rochelle, TX
Directions:
On the northbound side of US Hwy 377, either 20 miles north of its intersection with US Hwy 190 in Brady, or 27 miles south of its intersection with US Hwy 84 in Brownwood. There's a rest area a quarter-mile south of the marker, but you can pull off onto the widened shoulder at the marker as well.
Admission:
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Historical marker.

Geographic Center of Texas

Make sure to visit the Heart of Texas Park and climb the little tower for a beautiful view of Texas. But don't make the mistake of thinking this is where the historical marker is, like we did. It's separate from the park.

[Rebecca Darling, 07/15/2014]

Geographic Center of Texas.

Geographic Center of Texas

The Texas Highway Department placed this marker on Hwy. 377 between Brady and Brownwood. The cracked marker explains that the actual geographic center of Texas is five miles from this spot on private property. About 500 yards south of the marker is a rest stop.

[Steve Presnal, 03/04/2014]

Perhaps the marker was cracked by the geographic forces of Texas, tugging equally on all sides.

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World's Largest Cap Gun Collection, Fredericksburg, TX - 66 mi.

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