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Vega, Texas

Named for the Spanish word meaning "grassy plain," N.J. Whitfield purchased the land in 1899 for $1 per acre, later selling portions of the land to establish the town site. In 1926, Vega became a stop along the famous Route 66.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dot's Mini Museum

On the old Ozark Trail and Route 66, Dot shares her amazing and eclectic collections gathered from a lifetime of working on the Mother Road. Western artifacts, memorabilia from the heyday of Route 66, dolls, antiques, and an endless array of 'amazements'

Vega, TX Museums

Oldham County Heritage Farm & Ranch Museum

This outdoor display of antique farm and ranch equipment is testimony to the hard work of early Plains settlers. Exhibits include horse-drawn and early motorized equipment, restored tractors, a 1929

Vega, TX Museums

Magnolia Station

Built in the early 1920s, this station was one of the first along Old Route 66. Recently restored through the Route 66 Corridor PreservationProgram, the station offers a glimpse into the past and interpretive insight as to travel from the 1920s to the 1950

Vega, TX Historic Bridges

Oldham Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Vega, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Vega, TX

Clark Gardens

Open since 2000, the gardens resulted from the vision of Max and Billie Clark, who wanted to create a Texas version of an Eng...

White Deer Land Museum

Period rooms, chapel, carriage house, office. Records and documents of White Deer Land Company, established 1886. Exhibits re...

Railroad Heritage Museum

Railroad memorabilia, photographs, and books in historic 1911 depot....

Heritage Museum

Housed in restored QA&P Railroad depot. Features farming and ranching artifacts dating to previous century; large collection ...

Boot Hill Cemetery

When Tascosa was the wide open, riotous cowboy capital of the 1880s, gunfights were traditional means for settling disputes, ...