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McGregor, Texas

McGregor was established in 1882 at the junction of the St. Louis Narrow Gauge and the Santa Fe Railroads 14 miles west of Waco. It was originally named McGregor Springs in honor of Dr. G. C. McGregor. The historic downtown district dates from 1900, with highlights includiing an old-fashioned hardware store, antiques, arts, crafts, and gift shops. The McGregor Mirror office displays antique printing equipment used to publish the McGregor Plaindealer.

Some of McGregor's major industries are a filing equipment supplier, a cargo trailer factory, the A&M beef cattle research station, two grain mills, and a plumbing distribution. Amtrak's Texas Eagle from Chicago to Los Angeles stops in McGregor, the only Amtrak station in McLennan County.

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Things to do near McGregor, TX

Fairfield Lake Fishing

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Burleson County Czech Heritage Museum

This small, but rich, museum focuses on the history and culture of the Czech people, and to assist the public in understandin...

Trails Of Frisco Golf Club, The

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