Mentone is the only town in Loving County, Texas. As such it is, of course, the county seat. The current town was founded in 1931. Its greatest population was reached in 1933, when the town reported having 600 residents. Population has declined ever since, and in 1990 was 50 people.
An earlier Mentone was founded south of the current town in 1893, but abandoned in 1905.
Web Sites and Links
ChefMoz: MentoneDetailed restaurant listings and dining guide with reviews submitted by the public, and links to outside reviews. Search by name, cuisine, rating, or location.
Handbook of Texas Online: Mentone, TexasA brief history of the seat of Loving County.
Mentone: Texas Ghost TownHistory of the ghost town in Loving County.
National Weather Service : MentoneLocal forecast, current conditions, and radar.