Ralls is an agricultural community in Crosby County, West Texas, United States, named after John Robinson Ralls, who, with the help of W.E. McLaughlin, laid out the townsite in July 1911. Ralls is surrounded by productive farm lands that primarily produce cotton and grains, with lesser amounts of soybean, sunflower, and vegetables.
Water towers in Ralls
Ralls is located on the level plains of the Llano Estacado between Lorenzoto the west and Crosbyton to the east. To the north of Ralls is the small community of Cone, Texas and further north is a narrow portion of Blanco Canyon, where the Spanish explorer Francisco Vásquez de Coronado and his army are believed to have camped in 1541. To the south of Ralls is theCaprock Escarpment which marks the break between the Llano Estacadoand the rolling plains, carved by tributaries of the Brazos River such as theSalt Fork and the Double Mountain Fork.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 sq mi (3.4 km2), all of it land.
The Caprock Escarpment of the Llano Estacado, 22 km (14 mi) south of Ralls.
Grain silos along the west side of Ralls.
Welcome to Ralls, home of the fighting jackrabbits.
The City of Ralls is served by the Ralls Independent School District.