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Miles, Texas

Miles was named in 1890 when it was established as an extension of the Ballinger-San Angelo railroad line. It was named for Jonathan Miles, pioneer cattleman and railroad contractor.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Rumley Tractor

After 40 years of neglect the 1909 Advanced Rumley was moved in 1976 to the city where it is a popular photo subject. Weighing in at 19 tons, top speed of the behemoth was 2 1/2 mph. On U.S. 67.

Miles, TX Artifacts

Old Opera House

Built in 1904, structure was cultural and social center and housed bank. Later used as store, school, post office and hotel. Closed in 1960; reopened in 1976 to again house bank and opera house. Restored and purchased by Miles Preservation Authority in 1977

Miles, TX Historic Buildings

Things to do near Miles, TX

Texas Cowboy Museum

Original paintings and prints by noted cowboy artists; farm and ranch artifacts from early 20th century, including living roo...

American Wind Power Center

Windmills of all descriptions are found on the grounds of this 28-acre site, donated in 1993 by the City of Lubbock to docume...

Brown County Museum of History

Seven rooms of exhibits in old, castle-like jail. Brown County history, and evolution of communications exhibit in room spons...

Knox County Veterans Memorial

Located at corner of U.S. 82 and Texas 6, impressive monument dedicated in 2000 honors allKnox County veterans from the Spani...

Crooked Creek Country Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...