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

Cielo Vista Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Henderson County Historical Museum

Vintage and antique memorabilia are displayed in the 1896 Faulk-Gauntt building. The first floor exhibits of the Henderson Co...

The Plex Entertainment Center

Features go-karts, bumper boats, video arcade, two 18-hole miniature golf courses, and more. Fun for young and old....

Texas Travel Information Center

In West Texas at the Texas-New Mexico state line on Interstate Highway 10, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers ope...

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