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Vega, Texas

Named for the Spanish word meaning "grassy plain," N.J. Whitfield purchased the land in 1899 for $1 per acre, later selling portions of the land to establish the town site. In 1926, Vega became a stop along the famous Route 66.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Magnolia Station

Built in the early 1920s, this station was one of the first along Old Route 66. Recently restored through the Route 66 Corridor PreservationProgram, the station offers a glimpse into the past and interpretive insight as to travel from the 1920s to the 1950

Vega, TX Historic Bridges

Dot's Mini Museum

On the old Ozark Trail and Route 66, Dot shares her amazing and eclectic collections gathered from a lifetime of working on the Mother Road. Western artifacts, memorabilia from the heyday of Route 66, dolls, antiques, and an endless array of 'amazements'

Vega, TX Museums

Oldham County Heritage Farm & Ranch Museum

This outdoor display of antique farm and ranch equipment is testimony to the hard work of early Plains settlers. Exhibits include horse-drawn and early motorized equipment, restored tractors, a 1929

Vega, TX Museums

Oldham Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Vega, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Vega, TX

Possum Kingdom State Park

Scenic park on shore of huge Possum Kingdom Lake covers 1,615 acres with cabins, campsites, boat rental and ramp, playground,...

Science Spectrum

Experience the Science of Fun! With over 200 interactive exhibits, an OMNIMAX Theatre, live animals, live demonstrations, a d...

Santa Fe Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Jack County Museum

Located in the oldest house in Jack County, two rooms furnished with period furnishings depicting home life; one room dedicat...

Lake Meredith Camping/Parks

This area is experiencing a drought which may affect fishing and boat ramp access. Use the phone numbers provided below to ch...