About This Place
Farwell is a city in and the county seat of Parmer County, Texas, United States. Farwell is located on the Texas-New Mexico border with the town of Texico, New Mexico on the opposite side. It is located 10 miles (16 km) east of Clovis, New Mexico and 88 miles (142 km) northwest of Lubbock, Texas.
The early years of Farwell were tied to the legenday XIT Ranch, which covered parts of twelve Texas counties prior to its closing in the 1940s.
One of the few obelisks marking the Ozark Trail is located at Farwell City Park. The lighted structure was unveiled in 2010 at a cost of $11,000. The Ozark Trail extended from St. Louis, Missouri, to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Other such markers are in Wellington, Dimmitt, and Tulia, Texas.