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

Sunshine Country Club Estates

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Texas Travel Information Center

In South Texas at mile marker 18 on Interstate Highway 35, one of the 12 Texas Travel Information Centers operated by the Tex...

Vanishing Texana

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Old City Light Plant

Tour the WPA-built brick structure, housing electric generating equipment, which once supplied power to the community's munic...

Julian Bivins Museum

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Lee's Par 3 Golf Course & Driving Range

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