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Lockhart, Texas

Originally called Plum Creek, Lockhart is near the site of the fierce battle that took place August 12, 1840. A large war party of Comanches successfully swept down on Guadalupe Valley all the way to the Gulf Coast, killing settlers, stealing horses, and plundering and burning settlements. A volunteer force of settlers and Texas Rangers met the returning war party and defeated them at what is called the Battle of Plum Creek. The present city is named for Byrd Lockhart, pioneer surveyor. Lockhart was the southern terminus of the Chisholm Trail in the 1870s.

Today, Lockhart is the center for agriculture, farming, oil and other diversified industries.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Lockhart, TX

Rockdale Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Ray Roberts Lake WMA

The Ray Roberts Lake WMA has 40,920 acres located in Denton, Cooke and Grayson counties, just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth ...

Pecan Trails Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour

Every Friday and Saturday, you can spend an enjoyable,spooky evening with the ghost stories and legends of our Granbury Histo...