About Crosbyton Texas
Crosbyton is a city in and the county seat of Crosby County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,741 at the 2010 census. Crosbyton is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was named for land office commissioner Stephen Crosby.
Crosbyton is located slightly northeast of the center of Crosby County at 33°39′24″N 101°14′20″W (33.656733, -101.238811), along U.S. Route 82 about 2 miles (3 km) west of Blanco Canyon at the eastern edge of the Llano Estacado. US 82 leads east 24 miles (39 km) to Dickens and west 38 miles (61 km) to Lubbock.
Some of the city Attractions
The Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum is a rare jewel in a small museum. The collection that details the past of both Native Americans indigenous to the area and the pioneers who settled the Llano Estacado in the late nineteenth century is housed in a beautifully designed facility of 21,681 square feet.
The Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum is a creationist museum in Crosbyton, Texas. The warehouse-sized museum contains a mixture of fossilized skeletons and cast replicas. The replicas include a juvenile Triceratops, a full-sized mastodon skeleton, the largest hadrosaur leg ever found,