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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.

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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

San Angelo State Park

San Angelo State Park is located on the shores of O.C. Fisher Reservoir, which was completed by the US Corps of Engineers in ...

Panhandle Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Lone Cedar Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

City Park

Facilities include overnight camping, swimming pool, nine-hole golf course, tennis courts....

Ross Rogers Golf Course -West

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...