Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library

About the City

Originally named Mesquiteville, the city of Jacksboro was renamed in 1858 when it became the county seat, in honor of brothers William and Patrick Jack, two heroes of the Texas Revolution.


Lanora Joslin



626 W College Street
Jacksboro, TX 76458

At a Glance

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Gladys Johnson Ritchie Library, partner contributing to The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed September 28, 2023.

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