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Winters, Texas

Winters was first settled about 1880, and the post office was established in 1886 before the townsite was designated. It was incorporated in 1909 when the railroad built through and land value jumped to $7 per acre. Winters is now the commercial and distribution center for the large agricultural and ranching area.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Z. I. Hale Museum

Mrs. Nina Hale donated the two-story clinic in memory of her late husband, Dr. Z. I. Hale, long-time area optometrist, for the museum. Keeping with theme "Our Heritage," museum features exhibits of area history, photographs and documents, and old horse-drawn hearse used in city from 1906-1920

Winters, TX Museums

Colburn Park, W. Lee

Adjacent to local Elm Creek Reservoir, the park includes 14 spaces for recreational vehicles with full hookups. Other features include a fishing pier, volley ball court, softball field, children'

Winters, TX Parks

Things to do near Winters, TX

Bell Park Cacti Garden

Established in honor of Hershell Bell, agronomy and range management authority; contains more than 350 specimens with 15 diff...

Historic Murals

Located across from the Santa Fe depot, murals that depict early day transportation, from the 1840s to 1940s, are 85 feet lon...

C. C. Slaughter Ranch Headquarters

Adobe buildings placed to form a quadrangle, part of once extensive headquarters complex of cattle baron who established ranc...

Scenic Drive

Texas 256 west traverses rolling country often cut by tributaries of Prairie Dog Town Fork of Red River. It threads among the...

Crazy Water Well

Historical marker at intersection of U.S. 281/180 marks site of first mineral-water well in the county. Several other histori...