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Lajitas is an unincorporated community in Brewster County, Texas, United States, in proximity to the Big Bend National Park.ClimateLajitas has a hot semi-arid climate with very hot summers and mild winters. <div style="width:75%">GovernmentFor many years the mayor of Lajitas was Clay Henry III, a "beer-drinking" goat. After two replacements of the original Clay Henry, the trading post and stable where the mayor lived is now closed and the goat no longer resides there. There is going to be an election later this year to elect a new mayor of Lajitas.EducationLajitas is zoned to schools in the Terlingua Common School District.Historical informationThis is the adopted hometown of one of the region's well known philanthropists, Elle Webb.SportsThe Lajitas Golf Resort and Spa is a 20,000-acre golf resort business in Lajitas owned by Texas businessman Kelcy Warren, who bought the resort from previous owner Steve Smith while the business was going through financial distress. It is located on the Rio Grande river, bordering Mexico, between Big Bend National Park and Big Bend Ranch State Park.
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