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Uvalde, Texas

The first townsite was settled in 1853, and in 1855-56 it was known as Encina. It was once the domain of the notorious frontier sheriff and outlaw, J. King Fisher. A historical marker on Fisher and the graves of early settlers are located in Pioneer Cemetery at the 500 block N. Park St.

Today, Uvalde is a retail center for extensive cattle, sheep and goat ranching, and truck farming. Industries include vegetable packing and processing, aircraft modifications, and garment making. Uvalde is the home of Southwest Texas Junior College and Sul Ross State University and Rio Grande College.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Uvalde, TX

Temple Junior College Golf Course

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

Landa Park Municipal Golf Course

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

Onion Creek Club -North

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Blue Lake Golf Club

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

Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch

The Ranch covers 400 acres of gorgeous Texas Hill Country. After you drive 4 miles of our adventurous rodeways, you will expe...