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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

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

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 Country Club

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

Vega, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Vega, TX

Tahoka Daisy

First discovered at Tahoka Lake, the lavender wild flower spreads over plains to rival the bluebonnet (state flower) and wild...

Red River Valley Museum

Exhibits include more than 140 mounts in the William A. Bond Game Trophy Room; archaeological exhibit, and Indian artifacts i...

Sherman County Depot Museum

Local history museum displays farm and ranch memorabilia, Indian artifacts, prehistoric fossils, all designed as a tribute to...

Concho River Pearls

Formed in freshwater mussels, pearls range in color from pink to rich purple. Local jewelers offer variety of settings for th...

Saints Roost Museum

Housed in former Adair Hospital founded by Cornelia Adair in 1910 for local cowboys, the museum features heirlooms from area ...