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

Northgate Country Club

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Chappell Hill Historic District

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Sherman County Depot Museum

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Cooper Lake Horseback Riding Trails

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Trails Of Frisco Golf Club, The

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Moments-In-Time Hike and Bike Trail

The City of Granbury Hike and Bike Trail(eight foot wide cement pathway) is over two miles traversing from our Lambert Branch...


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