Big Spring, Texas

The seat of Howard County's name was derived from a huge natural spring on the Sulphur Draw that provided water to buffalo, antelope, wild mustangs, and the Comanche and Shawnee Indians. The first white men appeared at the site in 1849. Today, the spring is located at center of city park.

Big Spring is the home of Howard College and the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, and South west Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

The heritage walking tour features 26 historic buildings with antique and gift shops, a railroad and train display, and memorabilia, in the Big Spring downtown area.

Attractions near Big Spring, Texas

Breckenridge Fine Arts Center

The Center is committed to furthering the arts and artistic environment by establishing and maintaining the fine workshop fac...

Coleman Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Angelina National Forest

Town is within the forest boundary. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, swimming and pic...

White Deer Land Museum

Period rooms, chapel, carriage house, office. Records and documents of White Deer Land Company, established 1886. Exhibits re...

Navarro Mills Lake Hunting

Beginning on September 1, 2005, Navarro Mills Lake hunting regulations will change. All hunters must apply to the lake office...


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