Haskell is located in Haskell County, Texas. Haskell is the county seat and largest town in Haskell County. The city of Haskell is renowned as a farm & ranch trading center. The city has a rich historic past. It was at one time known as Willow Pond Springs, a watering place for explorers, Indians, and buffalo hunters. Haskell Consolidated Independent School District serves the city.