Jud, Texas

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Jud is a ghost town in extreme western Haskell County, Texas, United States.[1] It lies on FM 617, 7 miles (11 km) west of Rochester. The Double Mountain Fork and Salt Fork Brazos River merge about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of present day Jud to form the Brazos River.

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Jud is a farming community with ruins of an old Baptist church being the only building left standing. Each summer, a music festival named JUD FEST takes place with performances by local and regional Texas country artists and a meat cookoff.

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  1. ^ "Jud, Texas". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 2010-02-20. 

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Coordinates: 33°16′56″N 99°57′30″W / 33.282319°N 99.958430°W / 33.282319; -99.958430