Cisco is located in Eastland County, Texas. The city during the 1920s, like nearby Desdemona and Ranger, Eastland was a petroleum boomtown. The City of Cisco is served by the Cisco Independent School District. Cisco Junior College is located in Cisco. Conrad Hilton once came to Cisco to purchase a bank, but when it proved too costly he bought a hotel, which is a museum now in Cisco.