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Kyle, Texas

Kyle is eight miles north of San Marcos in Hays County and 20 miles south of Austin and is the second largest city in the county. Here the Balcones Escarpment meets the blacklands prairie. The town was established on July 24, 1880, when David E. Moore and Fergus Kyle (for whom the city was named) gave 200 acres for a townsite to the International-Great Northern Railroad. Lots were first sold in October 1880, at an auction held beneath a live oak tree, now known as the Kyle Auction Oak. An 1895 election incorporated the town but voters discontinued the status two years later. It was incorporated again in 1906. Farming and ranching add to the economy of other businesses in this fast growing community.

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Downtown New Braunfels

Shop. Antiques to formals, flowers to furniture, art to accessories to specialties. Play. Enjoy a relaxing meal with the f...

Belton Lake Hunting

Designated public lands at Belton and Stillhouse Hollow Lakes are open for free public hunting. These areas are shown on the ...

Killeen Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Birds of Granger Lake

LOONS & GREBES Common Loon Pied-billed Grebe Horned Grebe Eared Grebe PELICANS & CORMORANTS American White Pelican Doubl...

Bandit, The

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