Big Spring, Texas

The seat of Howard County's name was derived from a huge natural spring on the Sulphur Draw that provided water to buffalo, antelope, wild mustangs, and the Comanche and Shawnee Indians. The first white men appeared at the site in 1849. Today, the spring is located at center of city park.

Big Spring is the home of Howard College and the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, and South west Collegiate Institute for the Deaf.

The heritage walking tour features 26 historic buildings with antique and gift shops, a railroad and train display, and memorabilia, in the Big Spring downtown area.

Attractions near Big Spring, Texas

Athens Lake Fishing Report

Current fishing reports are one of the best offers of information that helps our angling public to plan fishing trips. Do re...

River Valley Pioneer Museum

Quaint museum features memorabilia on history of Canadian and Hemphill County. Traveling exhibits from other museums also dis...

Shadow Hawk Golf Club

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

Producers Livestock Auction Company

Livestock sold here include cattle, sheep and goats, making it one of the largest auctions in the state. ...

Beeville Art Museaum

Housed in historic Esther Barnhart House, originally home of the Hodges family, early Beeville settlers. Changing exhibits of...

Pat Cleburne Municipal Golf Course

Pat Cleburne Municipal Golf course's front nine is flat and easy to walk, whereas its back nine, built on hilly terrain by Le...


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