What town: Presidio
Station: Presidio Border Patrol Station
Presidio Border Patrol, 432-229-3330
Telephone Co. Name: Big Bend Telephone Company (no web site)
1-800-592-4781 or local 432-364-1000
Electric Co. Name: West Texas Utilities (WTU) (no web site) 1-888-322-5563, American Electric Power (AEP), 877-373-4858
Gas Co Name: West Texas Gas. (no web site)
Cable Co. Name: Presidio TV Cable
1-800-466-5661 or 432-229-3805
City Trash Name: Duncan Disposal (no web site)
432-229-4157, City of Presidio, 432-229-3517
City Water Name: City of Presidio (no web site)
Hospital Name: Alpine Medical Center (AMC) Clinic (no web site)
Parks and Rec. Texas Parks and Wildlife
Newspaper Name: The Presidio International (no web site)
Chamber of Commerce: Presidio Chamber of Commerce
Convention & Visitors Bureau: Tourist Information Bureau- Presidio Chamber of Commerce
Station type of work - The wild west is alive and kicking in Presidio.
Mostly line watch and roving Patrol Huge area of responsibility.
If you like to work alone in the middle of no-where, Presidio is for you.
Shopping - Radio Shack, Baeza's Thriftway, Harper Hardware, Karina's Discount, Spencer Brothers Department, A few local specialty stores, One decent Grocery Store. No Wal-Mart, etc. The closest larger town is Alpine 100 miles to the
north, unless you count Ojinaga, Mexico which is right across the river
Eateries - Blue Land Restaurant, El Patio Restaurant, La Pasadita Restaurant, Pollo Feliz-Ojinaga,MX. Some mom and pop eateries.
Local Internet Providers - BlueMoon Salutions (Radio Shack), Mountain Zone TV(Presidio TV cable), Big Bend Telephone Company:
Other Services -
Any other information that you would like to add: Presidio is one of the most isolated town in the Border Patrol.
Not much in the way of entertainment, etc. If however you are the outdoor type, there is some beautiful country just East of town including Big Bend State Ranch and Big Bend National Park. The weather in the summer is HOT (cool at night) and very nice during the winter.