- Conan Creator
- Open Spaces
- Country Living
Motto: “Home of Conan the Barbarian Author, Robert E. Howard.”
2007 Est. Pop.: 1,062.
Location: 44 miles southeast of Abilene at junction of State Highways 36 and 206
The settlement of Cross Plains was originally known as Turkey Creek and Schleicher before the establishment of a post office in 1877. Three years later, the community had grown to include a cotton gin, gristmill, wagon maker and store.
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