Stamford is located in Western Texas along US Highway 277 and State Highway 6, in Jones and Haskell Counties.

Home of over 3,000 people, Stamford boasts a thriving economy that includes agriculture, natural resources, and a variety of professional service businesses. Stamford is also home to the Texas Cowboy Reunion, a rodeo hosted every year around the Fourth of July.

Stamford is a member of the Texas Forts Trail and is home to almost 30 registered historical sites. Other attractions include the one of the only remaining operating Carnegie Library, a 9-hole golf course, and a large fishing and boating lake.