Boys Ranch, Texas

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Boys Ranch
Unincorporated community & census-designated place
Boys Ranch is located in Texas
Boys Ranch
Boys Ranch
Boys Ranch is located in the US
Boys Ranch
Boys Ranch
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 35°32′0″N 102°15′13″W / 35.53333°N 102.25361°W / 35.53333; -102.25361Coordinates: 35°32′0″N 102°15′13″W / 35.53333°N 102.25361°W / 35.53333; -102.25361
Country United States
State Texas
County Oldham
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,186 ft (971 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Density 180/sq mi (69/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 79010
Area code(s) 806
GNIS feature ID 1352792

Boys Ranch is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in northeastern Oldham County, Texas, United States, on the site of the original county seat, Tascosa. It lies along U.S. Route 385 northeast of the city of Vega, the county seat of Oldham County.[1] Although Boys Ranch is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 79010.[2] This was a new CDP for the 2010 census with a population of 282. [3]


Boys Ranch is located at 35°32′0″N 102°15′13″W / 35.53333°N 102.25361°W / 35.53333; -102.25361 (35.533189, -102.253684). The CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land. [4] Its elevation is 3,186 feet (971 m).[5]


Boys Ranch is served by the Boys Ranch Independent School District and Boys Ranch High School.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Boys Ranch has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

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