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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

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

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 Country Club

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

Vega, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Vega, TX

Copper Breaks State Park

1,933-acre park includes campsites with shade structures and utilities, picnicking, swimming, fishing, playgrounds, star walk...

Thomas Cree's Little Tree

Set behind protective fence at south edge of U.S. 60 about five miles southwest of city is site of first tree planted through...

Yoakum County Park

A party house and RV campsites are available for a small rental fee. The park also features an 18-hole golf course. Six miles...

Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom

Affiliate of Howard Payne Univ., specializing in history and government in the context of Western civilization. Dedicated to ...