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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

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 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

Oldham Country Club

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

Vega, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Vega, TX

City Parks

Ruddick Park on 7th St. is on Lone Wolf Creek and features a limited number of RV campsites. There are also picnic shelters, ...

Red River Speedway

Stock car races every Fri. night at 8 p.m. Apr. - Aug. Special races held throughout season. Take U.S. 287 west to F.M. 369....

P.A.R. Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Sweetwater Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Baylor County Free Library

Home to the Seymoria bayloreneis dino saur discovered five miles north of town by the Smithsonian Institution. Lo cated withi...