Obregon was a switch on the Santa Fe Railroad in southeastern Coleman County. It was named in the 1920s, probably for Álvaro Obregón, when a prankster spread a rumor that Mexicans were coming to capture the settlement. No community center was reported in 1940, but in 1948 county maps showed a church, a school, and scattered dwellings and farms in and around Obregon.

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Place type

Obregon is classified as a Town


Latitude: 31.72209470
Longitude: -99.23255510

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated