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Jud is a ghost town in extreme western Haskell County, Texas, United States. It lies on FM 617, 7 miles (11 km) west of Rochester. The Double Mountain Fork and Salt Fork Brazos River merge about 3 miles (4.8 km) west of present-day Jud to form the Brazos River.


Jud is a farming community with ruins of an old Baptist church being the only building left standing. Each summer, a music festival named JUD FEST takes place with performances by local and regional Texas country artists and a meat cookoff.

Notable people

  • David Epley b. Aug.1941 - d. Oct.2017
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