Pyote is a town in Ward County, Texas, United States. The population was 131 at the 2000 census.
|Coordinates: 31°32′15″N 103°7′36″W|
Pyote began as a small town. Its fortunes rose with oil, but its population decreased when the railroad was built away from the town. At one time Pyote had 3,500 residents. The 1942 development of the Pyote Army Air Base and the 1967 development of what would become the West Texas State School raised the town's fortunes.
Pyote is located at (31.537478, -103.126771).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all land.
An unincorporated area near Pyote is the site of the former Pyote Army Air Base. It was home to the West Texas State School, a youth detention facility operated by the Texas Youth Commission, until its 2010 closure.
The United States Postal Service operates the Pyote Post Office.
The Town of Pyote is served by the Monahans-Wickett-Pyote Independent School District.