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Nocona, Texas is located in Montague County. The town was named for Peta Nocona, Comanche Chief and husband to Cynthia Ann Parker. Settlement began in the 1870's when William Broaddus and D. C. Jordan established a ranch near the present townsite. Construction of the town began when the Gainesville, Henrietta and Western Railway extended a rail line to the area in 1887. The Nocona News began publishing in 1905 serving the town and greater Montague County. The weekly paper is still in press to this day.