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

Matador Wildlife Management Area

28,000-acre area on Middle Pease and South Pease Rivers. Hunting (by permit only) includes special archery season. Northwest ...

Bear Creek Golf World -Challenger

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Junction Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Panola County Historical Jail Museum

Historical building; La Grone Family History Center; genealogical library, history of law enforcement in east Texas. N. Shelb...

Memphis Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Painted Dunes Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...


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