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

Twin Wells Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Fort Belknap

U.S. Army post established in 1851 at another location by Gen. William G. Belknap; moved same year to present site along Braz...

Aquilla Lake Hunting

Aquilla lake will now be included in Whitney's hunting program. Aquilla's 4000 acre hunt program was managed in the past by T...

Shamrock Country Club

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

Highland Lakes Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...


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