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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

Oak Hollow Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Up To Par Golf Course & Driving Range

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

U.S. Veterans Museum- FREE ADMISSION

A great tribute to our veterans from almost every war in American History. Weapons dating back to the War of 1812, Civil War ...