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

Big Spring State Park

343-acre park contains dance pavilion, playground, picnic sites, jogging and nature trails, and prairie dog town. Regular and...

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Inwood Forest Golf & Country Club -W. White Oak/North Cypress

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Oak Cliffs Country Club

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Jack County Museum

Located in the oldest house in Jack County, two rooms furnished with period furnishings depicting home life; one room dedicat...

Fort Sam Houston

Established in 1845 and moved to its present location in 1876, this installation has long been one of the Army's most importa...


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