SOIL SURVEY OF
Jeff Davis County, Texas
This soil survey is an electronic version of the original printed copy, dated May 1977. It has been
formatted for electronic delivery. Additional and updated information may be available from the
Web Soil Survey. In Web Soil Survey, identify an Area of Interest (AOI) and navigate through the
AOI Properties panel to learn what soil data is available.
United States Department of Agriculture
Soil Conservation Service
In cooperation with
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
Soil Survey of Jeff Davis County, Texas
This is a publication of the National Cooperative Soil Survey, a joint effort of the United States Department
of Agriculture and agencies of the States, usually the Agricultural Experiment Stations. In some surveys, other
Federal and local agencies also contribute. The Soil Conservation Service has leadership for the Federal part of
the National Cooperative Soil Survey.
Major fieldwork for this soil survey was completed in the period 1965-70. Soil names and descriptions were
approved in 1971. Unless otherwise indicated, statements in the publication refer to conditions in the county in
1971. This survey was made cooperatively by the Soil Conservation Service and the Texas Agricultural
Experiment Station. It is part of the technical assistance furnished to the Big Bend, Highland, High Point, and
Toyah-Limpia Soil and Water Conservation Districts.
Soil maps in this survey may be copied without permission, but any enlargement of these maps could
cause misunderstanding of the detail of mapping and result in erroneous interpretations. Enlarged maps do not
show small areas of contrasting soils that could have been shown at a larger mapping scale.
HOW TO USE THIS SOIL SURVEY
This soil survey contains information that can be applied in managing farms, ranches, and
woodlands; in selecting sites for roads, ponds, buildings, and other structures; and in judging
the suitability of tracts of land f