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Independence, Texas

Independence was settled in 1824 by John P. Coles, one of Stephen F. Austin's 300 original families in Texas. It was first called Coles Settlement, the village name was changed in 1836 to commemorate the independence of Texas from Mexico.

The town square was laid out for the Washington County courthouse, but Brenham won a heated county-seat election by two votes.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Independence, TX

Bellville Golf & Recreation Club

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

Pat Mayse Lake Hunting

Pat Mayse Lake provides excellent opportunities for fishing and hunting. These lands are managed for upland game and whitetai...

Los Rios Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Addison Conference and Theatre Centre

The Addison Conference and Theatre Centre is a 48,000 sq.ft. meeting and cultural facility and home to the nationally recogni...

Amon G. Carter Fishing

The best time to catch largemouth bass is in the spring and fall. These are two very different lakes. The old side stays mudd...