Paulville, Texas, is the name of an American cooperative organization as well as the site and planned community under its development in the badlands of north Hudspeth County, intended to consist exclusively of "freedom and liberty lovers". Paulville was named after U.S. Congressman and 2008 presidential candidate Ron Paul, and the cooperative is modeled on his often libertarian ideas.
The Paulville site consists of 500 acres of undeveloped salt flats outside of city limits, located south-southwest of rural Dell City, Texas (population 413 in 2000), north of U.S. Route 180, and an hour east of El Paso. It is also 770 miles from Paul's East Texas office of Lake Jackson. The organizers say 50 acres have been purchased to date. Photos reveal the range of the Guadalupe Mountains 15 miles east, and the local area has occasional deer and tumbleweeds. The mountain area is also noted for elk,
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