Located on the northern edge of Comanche National Grassland, travelers to the area are privy to views of some of the United States’ last short-grass prairies. It’s this exact landscape that pioneers crossed when forging their way west with the impetus of Manifest Destiny. Today, Pritchett is home to less than 150 residents, and visitors not only enjoy views of the timeless landscape, but they also find bright starry skies, uninhibited from city lights. Numerous wildlife, including pronghorn, North America’s fastest land mammal, are also present.

The 1998 Western film "The Hi-Lo Country" was filmed in Pritchett.

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