Big Sandy, Texas

The first settlement of the woodlands area dates from the Mexican land grants of 1835. Big Sandy was founded when the Cotton Belt Railroad was built through town in 1877, and was named for the nearby Sandy Creek.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Big Sandy, TX

Texas State Railroad

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nat...

Heritage Village Museum

Texas' past preserved in unusual setting created by ceramist Clyde E. Gray, honored by the Texas Heritage Society for his eff...

Gladewater Country Club

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

Nathan H. Davis Pioneer Complex & Museum

An example of a pioneer home, the Davis log house was originally built in 1851 for local attorney Nathan H. Davis. Furniture ...