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Lajitas, Texas: Clay Henry: Goat Mayor

Mayor Clay Henry V is the fifth elected goat mayor of this tiny Texas Rio Grande town (The four previous goats were also named Clay Henry). If you buy him beverage, he'll drink it.

55 Main St., Lajitas, TX
Outdoor pen at General Store and Gas. On the north side of Hwy 170. The store is easy to find; it's the only business in town.
Store daily 8-6 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Clay Henry, goat mayor.

Clay Henry: Famous Beer Drinking Goat

Clay Henry (presumably the fifth) is alive, well, and still in Lajitas. He's developed a bit of a sweet tooth and now prefers Smirnoff Ice or Seagram's over beer, and will gladly wolf down a Moonpie, his favorite snack.

[Dillon Mathie, 10/23/2023]

Generations of beverage-imbibing Clay Henrys have served as mayor of Lajitas since the first one arrived in the early 1990s.

Clay Henry, Mayor of Lajitas.

Elected Mayor is a Goat

This is the third goat elected mayor.

[Donna and Bill Blum, 01/05/2016]

Mayor Clay Henry III succeeded Mayor Clay Henry II, who head-butted his father to death, Mayor Clay Henry I, in a dispute over a she-goat. The first Clay Henry is stuffed and on display in the Starlight Theatre Saloon in nearby Terlingua. Clay Henry and his son were beer-drinkers; Clay Henry III drinks Gatorade.

Nearby Offbeat Places

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Clay Henry - Famous Beer-Drinking Dead Goat, Terlingua, TX - 10 mi.

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