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Montgomery, Texas

Known as the "Birthplace of the Texas flag," Montgomery was established in 1827 as the second of Stephen F. Austin's colonies. Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart, a resident of the town from 1838 to 1885, designed the first Republic of Texas flag and official seal, which was approved by the legislature and President Mirabeau B. Lamar in 1839. Dr. Stewart was the Republic's first Secretary of State and the first to sign Texas' Declaration of Independence.

More than 30 historic homes and buildings are located throughout Montgomery. A self-guided City Tour Guide is available for visitors interested in taking driving or walking tours. Private tours are also available through the Montgomery Historical Society.

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Nathan H. Davis Pioneer Complex & Museum

An example of a pioneer home, the Davis log house was originally built in 1851 for local attorney Nathan H. Davis. Furniture and household belongings reflect the period 1850 to 1890. Adjacent to the museum is the Davis Law Office, built in 1845, which served as Davis'

Montgomery, TX Museums

Bentwater Yacht & Country Club -Miller

Course Access: Private
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Fish Creek Golf Club -Front Nine

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Fish Creek Golf Club -West Nine

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Montgomery, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Montgomery, TX

Exotic Cat Refuge & Wildlife Orphanage

Non-profit reserve offers refuge and rehabilitation to endangered exotic cats and other wildlife. It's a state and federally ...

Scenic Drives

Beautiful hill, forest and lake scenery both north and south on U.S. 69; also along F.M. 747 and F.M. 2138 (neither shown on ...

Moscow Trail

Moscow Trail meanders beside Long King Creek, named for an Indian chief. Two trail segments, 1.5 and 0.5 miles, explore an ar...

Perot Theatre

1,600-seat neo-Renaissance theater elegantly restored to its original royal blue and gilt splendor with gleaming chandeliers ...