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Iraan is a city in Pecos County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,238 at the 2000 census. The correct pronunciation is “Eye-ruh-ann”; it was named for Ira and Ann Yates, owners of the ranchland upon which the town was built.
Iraan is located at 30°54′49″N 101°53′55″W / 30.91361°N 101.89861°W / 30.91361; -101.89861 (30.913511, -101.898614).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km), all of it land. State Highway 349 and U.S. Highway 190 come together at Iraan. The Pecos River loops around the town to the north and east.
Iraan was an oil boom town, and developed quickly after the discovery of the gigantic Yates Oil Field, which is adjacent to the town on the southwest. The oil field was discovered in 1926, and the first buildings in town were basic housing and infrastructure for workers on the field, all built by the Big Lake Oil Company which became Plymouth Oil Company, which was purchased by the Ohio Oil Company,…

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