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Miles, Texas

Miles was named in 1890 when it was established as an extension of the Ballinger-San Angelo railroad line. It was named for Jonathan Miles, pioneer cattleman and railroad contractor.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Opera House

Built in 1904, structure was cultural and social center and housed bank. Later used as store, school, post office and hotel. Closed in 1960; reopened in 1976 to again house bank and opera house. Restored and purchased by Miles Preservation Authority in 1977

Miles, TX Historic Buildings

Rumley Tractor

After 40 years of neglect the 1909 Advanced Rumley was moved in 1976 to the city where it is a popular photo subject. Weighing in at 19 tons, top speed of the behemoth was 2 1/2 mph. On U.S. 67.

Miles, TX Artifacts

Things to do near Miles, TX

Denver City Historical Museum

Five large murals painted on the outside of walls of a refurbished elementary school highlight the entry to museum. Exhibits ...

Castaway Cove Waterpark

Experience the wave of excitement at Wichita Falls' newest and only waterpark. A tropical-themed paradise for the whole famil...

Lake Graham Fishing Tips

During the winter the hot water discharge is a favorite place to fish especially for white bass and hybrid striped bass. Dur...

Pioneer City-County Museum

More than a dozen display rooms depict the lives of early Nolan County settlers. Extensive photograph files, farm and ranch e...

Parks

31 spacious, green parks featuring picnic facilities, playground equipment and swimming pools....