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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

Calvert Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

L.B. Houston

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Amon G. Carter Boating

Both Selma and Big Sandy Creek parks have boat ramps. SELMA PARK * Located off Texas 59 south of Bowie. Turn south on F...

Athens Lake Camping/Parks

There is a nice park that provides many amenities to the day user as well as the overnight camping public. It is located at ...