American/USA Made Cowboy Boots

We are compiling an ever growing list of American cowboy & cowgirl boot manufacturers and brands. Including large corporations, small companies and individual boot makers that make footwear in the United States.

This list may include boots produced and assembled from parts and materials 100% manufactured here in America, but some may also contain a percentage produced outside the USA.

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There are currently 51 US boot manufacturers that can be found listed in this category.

If a listing contains an orange heading then those will contain links to retailers where you can buy their boots on-line, and there may be offerings from multiple retailers for the same items.

Pick a company or brand, and also please take a few extra minutes and visit the boot makers sites, thank you.

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Abilene Boot Company

Abilene Boot Company is recognized around the world by those seeking western style footwear and for its commitment to comfort, quality and performance. At Abilene Boots, building the finest products for men and women is our top priority. Because of superior technology and commitment to quality, Abilene is a leading manufacturer of boots and shoes worn men and women who want the best in western wear around the world.

Abilene Western Boots
Abilene Boots

Abilene footwear can be found in saddle shops, western wear stores, better department stores and sporting goods stores. When you slide into your first pair of Abilene footwear and feel the cushioned stability, you will know why they are recognized as a leader in comfort and quality. You will be proud of your new Abilene Boots.

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Anderson Bean

Anderson Bean boots are made with all leather construction from the highest quality materials possible. There are no foam or rubber fillers or overcomplicated stabilization systems. 0ver a century and a half of experience has provided our boot makers with the knowledge and experience to craft a uniquely high quality product. They start with premium hides to provide comfort and longevity. You will not find any synthetic hides or man-made leather in our boots, ever. The hides are cut with an attention to detail and placement on the hide to allow each piece to naturally expand and contract with heat and moisture, just as nature designed.
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Babiones Wilson Boots

Western Cowboy Boots, handmade in Montana, USA. Styles, colors and other options can be customized to your specifications. Built in the west for looks, comfort and durability. A unique retailer recognized for quality leather western cowboy boots, that are tough, comfortable and long wearing. Proudly made in the USA. Each boot is 'one-of-a-kind", and bears the signs of each craftsman's individual attention.

Wilson Boots
Wilson Boots

You don't have to be a working cowboy to appreciate Wilson Boots, but it probably helps. Wilson Boots are designed and built from the ground up for the working cowboy. Our philosophy of boot making is: build a tough, strong, comfortable, properly designed boot... or don't build 'em at all.

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Back at the Ranch

Back at the Ranch celebrates 25 years as Santa Fe’s go-to shop for handmade cowboy boots. Back at the Ranch offers about 700 different types of cowboy boots for men and women. You want shark-skin boots? She’ll get them for you. Alligator-skin boots? No sweat. And if you want some sort of personal imagery on the boot — say a sweetheart’s name or the American flag or a Tyrannosaurus rex, she can get it done.
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Ballard Custom Footwear

Boots and shoes by Ballard Custom Footwear are handcrafted - one pair at a time by master craftsmen, with special attention given to every step in drafting a boot or shoe by hand. From the six initial custom measurements taken of each client’s foot, to the care and skill that goes into all of our footwear, we know that quality and professionalism will keep our clients satisfied.


Owning and creating a pair of Handmade Custom Cowboy Boots is a unique experience. It is adventurous, fun and contagious. Nothing displays your attitude more than your cowboy boots! CABOOTS - Champion Attitude Boots - in El Paso, TX USA is the world's top provider of handmade Custom Cowboy Boots, both in the USA and internationally.


The typical "CABOOTER" has a closet full of boots, maybe a mix of custom and shelf boots. They are looking for better quality and fit. Once they get the magic CABOOTS fit they go on a tear and will order a dozen or more boots, we see it happen all the time. If you are looking for quality handmade boots that are consistently made with quality materials and are reasonably priced, then CABOOTS is the place for you.

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Candela Boot Co.

Founded by Mark Candela, Candela Boot Co. is the result of a lifelong passion for boots. After many years of self-study, Mark set out to learn the art of custom bootmaking. In his quest, Mark met world-renowned master bootmaker, Lee Miller. Lee apprenticed under bootmaking legend Charlie Dunn and later took over Charlie’s shop, Texas Traditions Custom Boots.

Austin, Texas
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Carmacks Custom

I make boots and shoes by hand in Waco, Texas. Having started at age 11, I’ve been honing my craft for over 30 years. These aren’t boots and shoes made for some imaginary average person. They are crafted to each individual, custom made to fit perfect, guaranteed.

Waco, Texas
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Carman Allen

Carman Allen builds boots for cowboys, cowgirls, cutters, bull riders, ropers, cattlemen, businessmen, executives; anyone who appreciates exceptional fit and fine hand-craftsmanship. Carman Allen can design a custom boot that helps express your individuality. Your custom boots can be created in any leather or skin, height and color. They can be personalized with initials, brands, logos or names. If you want it, Carman Allen can create it.
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Chappell Boots

If you’re interested in custom, made-to-measure, hand-made, cowboy boots, then you’ve come to the right place! Third generation, award-winning, master boot maker Carlton T. Chappell makes boots for cowboys and non-cowboys alike. With countless options in leather types, leather colors, stitch patterns, thread colors, inlays, leather tooling, and other design options, your boots will be designed to perfectly fit you and your personality.
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Covington Custom Boots

Covington Custom Boots is one of the few remaining one-man boot shops left in the country. Our boots are made the way they were 100 years ago. It takes more than 40 steps and between 30 and 40 man hours to make a pair of boots. We still assemble the boot one piece at a time with only the finest leathers available.

Custom Boots by Michael Anthony

He takes eight to ten measurements on each foot to guarantee a perfect fit. "There are 372 steps to making a pair of custom Western boots and I do every one of them. It's just me," says Michael. There are just about as many options in ordering a pair of custom boots. You have to choose the toe style, heel height, shaft height, stitch patterns, color and type of leather, plain or fancy. Tall shafts, and heels up to three inches high, are available.

Michael prefers using French or German calf leather, as well as ostrich and alligator skin, for most of his boots, but he's prepared to craft boots from the skins of deer, emu, mule, snake, or lizard. "I will make a pair of boots from any hide that is not an endangered species," he says.

Custom Boots by Richard Cook

Richard Cook Custom Cowboy Boots, Hand-Made-To-Fit Western Boots, Exotic & Finest Quality Leathers. Richard is a direct descendant of Texas Revolution and Republic of Texas leader William G. Cooke. He takes pride in his Texas heritage and promotes Jack Reed's belief that when cowboy boots are made right, they are works of art and engineering.

D.W. Frommer II

Frommer Boots is a high quality - low quantity outfit. We have been making western (cowboy) boots for over twenty years. We are "bespoke" bootmakers. This means custom in the fullest sense. Only the finest leathers, imported and domestic, go into the making of a pair of Frommer Boots. The construction techniques are those which have traditionally given the best wear and the longest life to the boots.

Redmond, OR
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Dew's Custom Handmade Boots

Dew's Custom Handmade Boots. I custom fit and build western style boots.All of my boots are built one at a time, by my hands only, to my customers wishes.

Double-H Boots

Work boots, dress boots and Western-influenced fashion footwear. Made in the U.S.A. For over 50 years, Double-H Boots® has redefined extraordinary — crafting innovative work western and dress styles designed for todays new breed of cowboy — the hardworking men and women on the millions of farms, fields and ranches across America who demand performance and the best of durability, comfort and style.

Double-H Western Boots®
Double-H Western Boots

Double-H boots are made by the skilled hands of 350 dedicated Americans at our Martinsburg, Pennsylvania factory. From initial leather cutting to final packaging, it takes over 125 separate processes to create a Double-H boot that fits our exacting standards and those of our customers. Divided into seven major functions, each of these processes is meticulously executed with precision and great care.

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Espinoza Boots

Boot Maker David Espinoza brings more than 40 years of experience and expertise to the making of quality leather boots and belts. Every pair of boots are a true work of art, individually handcrafted by artisans with generations of experience in Phoenix, Arizona.
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When your primary goal is to find the highest quality handmade cowboy boots anywhere, you can rest assured that the best comes from Texas! Falconhead manufactures all of its products in the heart of the Lone Star State, and we show our love for our state and our country by using all natural materials from within our country. It really does not get any better than that.
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Houston Custom Boots

Houston Custom Boots is a family owned business with 59 years of leather experience, and is located between Ella Blvd. and Sheperd. All pieces in the pictures are handcrafted in our own shop using the finest leathers available.

Huseby Custom Boots

I produce custom-designed, handcrafted leather works of art, be it to your own specifications or you can just let me work my magic to design and create your masterpiece. Time is required to hand-cut leather, stitch and last your boots. This process cannot be rushed, to do so would lower the high standards for which I strive. Huseby Custom Boots carries a variety of standard and exotic leather, boot styles and colors for your custom boots.

J.B. Custom Leather Goods

I strive to make my western boots in the time honored traditions using the finest available leathers and exotic skins such as Ostrich, Kangaroo, Alligator and more. Another one of my specialties is to fabricate one of a kind items. Many customers have brought me items they can no longer replace or ideas they can't find elsewhere to have made. Sometimes their item was damaged or destroyed and I have successfully duplicated the item in new materials. Materials I use include, but not limited to are leather, vinyl and canvas.

J.B. Hill Boot Company

At the J. B. Hill Boot Company, we are dedicated to hand-making the finest custom cowboy boots in the world. We have assembled the finest craftsmen and deliver to them each morning only the highest grades of leather. A well made boot is like any fine article of clothing. It fits your curves, feels right, gives joy, draws compliments.

J.L. Mercer & Sons

Since 1923, JL Mercer Boots has been making the finest in handmade and custom cowboy boots. We have outfitted such legends as Lyndon B. Johnson, John Wayne, Charlie Daniels, Bill Elliott, Billy Ray Cyrus and many, many more. Whether you are a working cowboy, or a cowboy at heart, we would love to fit you with some of our fine handmade boots.
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John Allen Woodward

Established in 1992……Award winning artist is one of the few Americans still making fine, high quality leather, silver, and gold pieces by hand. John has been featured on television, in magazines, books, and news papers. His client list is a diverse “who’s who” of professionals, entertainers, athletes, politicians, and titans of industry. Although they all have different tastes and needs, the desire for the finest design, craftsmanship, and customer service that money can buy is shared by all.

Justin Boots

Justin Boots, authentic, hand crafted cowboy boots since 1879. Western boots, work boots and Western fashion footwear for men, women and kids. AQHA Collection, Justin Bent Rail, Stampede Collection, George Strait Collection, Justin Gypsy Collection, Justin Original Work boots and J-MAX.

Justin Cowboy Boots
Justin Cowboy Boots

Justin Boots began in America and remains in America, with a proud heritage built on authenticity and excellence. Our commitment to country and quality means we provide a wide selection of styles still handcrafted right here in the USA. With three U.S. factories, Justin Boots is the largest domestic manufacturer of footwear in the country.

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KM Custom Handmade Boots

KM Custom Handmade Boots. Custom handmade boots built for you, however you want them. They are built to fit your foot unlike factory boots. Handmade custom cowboy boots.I not only make boots for men but for ladies as well. I make custom boots for work, dress, or every day wear.

Legendary Boot Company

Legendary Boot Company is one of the leading bootmakers of fine custom cowboy boots in the world. We specialize in classic designs with attention to detail and quality our goal on every pair a true mark of fine handmade cowboy boots. Bob makes boots the old fashioned way by hand with no computers and built by world class craftsmen with only the best hides and materials. Legendary Boot Company was started to make this goal possible, with the help of two good friends and clients Stephan Thierry and Dirk Lavigne.

Leverett Boots

At Leverett Boots of Amarillo Texas custom western boots are handcrafted by Carson Leverett. All Leverett Boots are handmade of the finest leathers available and according to carefully taken measurements. A wide variety of leathers and style are available. Stop by and get measured for a pair.
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Loveless Boots

Loveless Custom Boots and Shoes is a family owned business that has been custom making the finest quality footwear for over twenty-eight years. It was founded and is still operated today by Gary and Denise Loveless. Our business is built upon family values and consistent attention to detail. Many of our well known clients refuse to wear anything but Loveless footwear on their feet.
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Lucchese Boot Co.

No other boot fits the human foot like a Lucchese boot, thanks to Lucchese's original design, which remains the only one of its kind in bootmaking today. And because of a continuing commitment to this rare art, the making of a Lucchese boot takes time. From the careful selection and cutting of the finest grade of leathers, to the hand-driven lemon wood pegs and meticulous finishing of a boot, each step is considered critical to our finished product.

Lucchese Cowboy Boots
Lucchese Cowboy Boots

Every pair of Lucchese boots is hand-inspected, not once, but twice. And although we skive our leather seams by machine, we repeat the process a second time by hand. In virtually every one of our procedures, we rely on human hands to complete the task to near-perfection.

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M.L. Leddy's

M.L. Leddy’s continues to set the standard in handmade western boots. Hand built in Texas with the finest leathers and materials, decades of craftsmanship, uncompromised quality, and unsurpassed fit. When considering the finest in handmade western boots there is only one choice, M.L. Leddy’s.
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Maida's is the oldest family owned and continuously operating boot company in Texas. You may be surprised to learn that the majority of our boot making equipment and techniques are exactly the same ones we've used for more than 100 years. Your boots are hand crafted in the fine tradition of authentic master boot makers, one at a time.
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McGuffin Custom Boots

Their boots have been displayed at Arizona's Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and in the exhibition "Sole of the West" which was toured by the Arizona Commission on the Arts. Deana is an annual participant in the Boot and Saddle Maker's Round-Up -- the largest boot-making convention in the world, held in Wichita Falls, Texas -- a veritable "who's who" of custom boot-making.

Mercedes Boot Co.

Founded in 1975 in Mercedes, Texas, the Custom Cowboy Boots company was relocated to the outskirts of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards area in 1989. Mercedes Boots are Custom Made Cowboy Boots handmade - one pair at a time by our master boot makers with special attention given to every one of over 250 steps in drafting a Cowboy Boot by hand.
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Nocona Boots

Throughout history, there have been names that have been synonymous with quality. In boots that name is Nocona. Whether you live the western way of life or simply want to be a cowboy for a day, Nocona boots provides the quality and heritage essential to a great name that people trust.

Nocona Cowboy Boots
Nocona Cowboy Boots

For 89 years Nocona boots have been the choice of people who know quality and authenticity. No matter whether you live the western lifestyle or simply want a well made, easy-fitting boot with great styling Nocona Boots embrace all the quality and heritage inherent in a great name that people trust.

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Old Tascosa Leather

Cowboy Boots are a true American art form: one of the few items of clothing, besides jeans, that are uniquely American. A well made boot is a thing of beauty, a joy to wear, and the product of many hours of labor. The craft survives due to a small group of very dedicated bootmakers. Due to demand and the handmade bootmaking process, there is a wait list for my boots. Current delivery is 12-18 months. Call to discuss if you are interested in owning a pair of quality, handmade, Old Tascosa Leather Cowboy Boots.

Olsen-Stelzer Boots

Olsen-Stelzer established a reputation for making “America’s Finest Cowboy Boots.” Olsen-Stelzer’s innovative, which included everything from Bronc Busters and Oil Derricks to birds and flowers, are credited with helping create the universal appeal that the boot industry enjoys today.


Founded by Charles F. Orvis in Manchester, Vermont, in 1856, Orvis is America’s oldest mail-order outfitter and longest continually-operating fly-fishing business

HH Brown Oil-Tanned Roper Boot
HH Brown Oil-Tanned Roper Boot

Some of the softest oil-tanned leather we've ever laid hands on, combined with durable American craftsmanship, makes this rugged pair of cowboy roper boots a favorite for years to come. Flexible rubber outsole. Leather cowboy roper boots in brown. Genuine leather. Made in USA. Whole and half sizes: 8-12. About 13" high.

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Paul Bond Boots

You can spot Paul Bond's stitching patterns on custom made boot-tops and his distinctive high, underslung heels through the dust across a branding pen, or out on the dance floor of a dim, smoky bar on Saturday night. These are custom made cowboy boots that are made to be worn with your pant legs tucked inside the tops. The story is that some boys even traded in their old batwing leggins' for chinks just so they could show off the custom boots Paul Bond Boots handmade for them.
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PK BootMaker

For over 40 years, PK Bootmaker has been committed to handcrafting the finest quality custom leather cowboy boots and gear. With skilled design and craft, PK Bootmaker is able to offer limitless choices that before could only be imagined. Dedicated to old-fashioned, traditional cowboy boot making techniques, each distinctive piece is created individually, ensuring that you receive exactly what you envisioned.
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Ponder Boot Company

The Ponder Boot Company of Fort Worth, Texas makes custom, handmade, exotic leather products according to personal specifications. We manufacture shoes, boots, cowboy boots, jackets vests, belts, purses, wallets, briefcases, golfbags and more. We use only the best quality hides from American domesticated exotic animals such as, alligators, ostriches, anteaters and buffalo. We offer leather dying and repair services. All our products are American made with old world quality

Rios of Mercedes

Rios of Mercedes boots are American-made, as proved by the tag sewn into each boot. Current societal norms say that labeling is not a good thing. However, we disagree. Rios of Mercedes boots are made in the same building in Mercedes, Texas that house our offices, customer service, concept and design experts and logistics departments. In other words, our boots are designed, made and shipped from the same location in the United States.
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Rocketbuster Handmade Custom Boots are designed, cut, carved, stitched, and assembled by us Monday - Friday.... right here in our eclectic brick warehouse building in the historic Union Plaza District of downtown El Paso, in the good ol' USA....."We do it by hand the old fashioned's not fast.... and it's definitely not easy.... but we are always up for the challenge and YES.... We're just that crazy!"
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Roundy Boots

Don Roundy has been hand building footwear for forty years. Specializing in boots, shoes and sandals, these are the finest products available. Don makes the shoes exactly to your specifications-- one at a time at his bench. He offers repair on the same. Time proven, handmade, bench built, using only top quality material, personalized is best. You will enjoy the quality for years to come. There is no substitute for quality and detail-focused craftsmanship.
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Stallion Boots

Since 1980 Stallion has committed itself to bringing the finest in cowboy boots, belts and leather goods to the most discerning clientele all over the world, including many high-profile celebrities. Stallion is one of the last companies to still handcraft all their boots and belts. They pride themselves on combining the finest quality craftsmanship with the highest quality materials, sourced from around the world.
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Stephanie Ferguson

Stephanie Ferguson's custom designed boots have received raves in such national publications as Town and Country, Southern Living and Cowboys and Indians, and from fashion editors of the Denver Post and the Dallas Morning News. Watch for upcoming style articles in your favorite regional or national publication.
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Tejas Custom Boots

Houston Custom boots and customized cowboy boots, custom alligator boots and leather boots for boot lovers worldwide since 1984. This Houston institution has been outfitting business men, oilmen, professional athletes, to worldly dignitaries, and a few of our own Presidents and Governors.
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Tex Robin Boots

Tex Robin Custom Handmade Boots located in Abilene Texas has been making quality made boots since 1944. Tex started making boots when he was 10 years old in his father's shop in Throckmorton, Texas. Tex's father, W.L. Robin (also known as Tex), was a cowboy who rode in the wild west shows in the late 1930's. While competing on the rodeo circuit, W.L. began to remodel and repair boots for the other bronc riders.
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The Frye Company

All-American is in our DNA. Our first boot hit the ground the same year as the Gettysburg address. So we take our stars and stripes pretty seriously. Our signature craftsmanship is a part of every groove, stitch and rich hue that makes up our Made in the USA product. Born in Marlboro, MA, we are distinctly all-American and proud of it.
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Tony Lama Boots

Born to Italian immigrant parents in 1887, Tony Lama learned his first lessons in the boot industry at the early age of 11. An uncle apprenticed the boy to a shoemaker in Syracuse, New York where he learned the leather and boot trade.
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Note: Some of the companies listed in this manufacturers directory that makes boots made here in America, may also produce them in other countries as well. Many businesses alter their brand names, manufacturing practices and product designs with little or no notice, so if there are still questions that remain, we suggest contacting the manufacturer directly.

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