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Fort Stockton is a city in the Trans-Pecos region of Texas.

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  1. Fort Stockton was named after Robert Field Stockton, a United States Navy commodore, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican–American War.
  2. Fort Stockton was originally established by the military as Camp Stockton in 1858, the area was briefly abandoned by the military during the Civil War.
  3. In 1952, the largest gas field in the county was opened on the M.C. Puckett and Son Ranch, south of Fort Stockton.

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