Archer City Real Estate
Archer City lies at the junction of State Highway 79 and State Highway 25 in the heart of Archer County, 25-miles south of Wichita Falls. It is the county seat of Archer County and home to around 2000 residents. The city is named for Branch Tanner Archer, a commissioner for the Republic of Texas. Its most famous native son is Pulitzer Prize winning author Larry McMurtry. Archer City and its Royal Theater are the basis for McMurty’s fictional towns of “Thalia” and “Anarene” in his novels, including The Last Picture Show. The films The Last Picture Show (1971) and its sequel Texasville (1990) were filmed in Archer City. Archer City is also home to several other authors. Bill Crowley has published three books, his newest being a Christian devotional.
Archer City is also the hometown of actress Angela Kinsey who portrays Angela in the comedy series The Office.