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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

Dallas Family Golf Center

Course Access: PublicHoles: 4Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Creeks At Beechwood, The

Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

First United Methodist Church of Cameron

This congregation began as part of the early Methodist missionary effort in Texas. A camp meeting was held in Milam County in...

Arlington Family Golf Center

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