Directions to TFSS from Altus

Texas Foundation Seed Service is about 6 miles west of Vernon, Texas, and about 42 miles from Altus, Oklahoma.

From Altus, head south on S Main St/US-283.

Travel about 34 miles, crossing into Texas.

As you come on US-283 S into Vernon, you will cross a railway line. Shortly after, turn right onto N Frontage Road. Merge onto US-287 N/US-70 W.

After about 1 mile on US-287 N, take the US-70 W exit toward Crowell/Plainview near the McDonalds arches. Merge onto Frontage Rd N/US-70 W. There is a Wal-Mart on the right. At the three-way stop on Frontage Rd N, turn left under the overpass onto College Dr/US-70 S. At the four-way stop, go straight ahead. Go past Vernon College and head towards Crowell and Paducah.

You are about 6 miles from TFSS. Keep on US-70 S and go past the cemetery on the left, past a small aircraft repair operation with tall, white tanks on the right, and past Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center on the right. The next entrance on the right is TFSS, between the 55 mph and the 45 mph speed limit signs. It has crepe myrtles down the driveway. There is a row of maroon peanut drying trailers set back in the field. If you reach the little town of Lockett, you have gone too far!

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