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Flatonia, Texas

An agricultural village just off I-10 half way between Houston and San Antonio, Flatonia was founded by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1873, and named for a pioneer merchant, F.W. Flato. Waves of immigrants - English, German, Bohemian, Czech, and Italian settled in and around Flatonia. The town most prominently celebrates colorful Czech traditions; for example, calling their annual (October) chili festival Czhilispiel. Local sausages and kolaches are popular. Flatonia is a very well known train watching spot, especially with the crossrails that run north and south and east and west.

A self-guided walking tour and driving tour is available from the Chamber of Commerce.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Flatonia, TX

C.W. Ditto Golf Course

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

Navarro Mills Lake Hiking

Alliance Creek Nature Trail is a half-mile trail through a heavily wooded area located in Oak Park. There are many species of...

Burleson County Historical Museum

The Burleson County Historical Museum houses items and relics of area pioneers, plus exhibits about Fort Tenoxtitln, a fort e...