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

Brenham Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Knox County Museum

Barbed-wire collection and other relics from early settlers on view in county courthouse, which was built in 1936 to replace ...

Woodlake Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Ward County Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Lake Meredith National Recreation Area

Located 30 miles north of Amarillo on Highway 136, contrasting spectacularly with its surroundings on the dry windswept Llano...


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