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

House of the Seasons

Built in 1872, this is an example of the transition period between Greek Revival and Victorian architecture. Most interesting...

Gleneagles Country Club -Queens

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Shelby County Museum

Shelby County, one of the original counties in the Republic of Texas, is rich in history. The museum, a three-building comple...

Rumley Tractor

After 40 years of neglect the 1909 Advanced Rumley was moved in 1976 to the city where it is a popular photo subject. Weighin...

Bar-K Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Ratliff Ranch Golf Links

Odessa's 18 hole, municipal course is open to the public on a daily-fee basis. ...


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