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You will find enticing diversity here - in the scenery, the history, the food, and the people. And you will discover a hospitality born of gracious Southern roots, sprinkled with old-fashioned Western grit, and spiced with the cultures and customes of Hispanic, German, Czech, and two dozen or so other significant ancestries.

Texas is, indeed, like a whole other country.

Explore Texas

Fr. Alfred Villanueva, the current pastor of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, had a grotto built in the church yard in honor of "Our Lady." The statue was brought over from Portugal and blessed during an outdoor mass on Mother's Day, 2001

Van Horn, TX Shrines

Hords Creek Lake Camping

Hords Creek Lake offers excellent camping, picnic and fishing facilities, including handicap fishing access. Fees are required to launch a boat. Shore fishing access is excellent:

, TX Camping


Belton Lake Fishing

Lake Belton is a popular lake for hybrid striped bass, and can also be a good largemouth bass lake at certain times of the year. There is a floating fishing dock with room for 50 fishermen on the side deck and 100

, TX Fishing

Adobe Courthouse

Under a neat white stucco sheath, the 1919 Hudspeth County Courthouse is the Southwest's only in-use governmental structure of adobe. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Sierra Blanca, TX Historic Courthouses

Big Bend Ranch State Park Camping

Camping Areas are located at Colorado Canyon, Madera (Monilla) Canyon and at Grassy Banks River Access along FM 170. Two group camping areas, Contrabando and Arenosa, have self-composting toilets. 11

, TX Camping

Atlanta State Park

Atlanta State Park is 1475

, TX State Parks

Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church

Built in 1928 for a mere $10,000, Sts. Peter &

Columbus, TX Historic Churches

Proctor Lake Campgrounds

Proctor Lake has 4 parks for camping or day use activites with RV, tent, screened shelter, and group camping facilities. The parks include: Copperas Creek Park, Sowell Creek Park, Promontory Park, and High Point Park. Copperas Creek Park is located on FM 2861 off of Highway 377

, TX Camping

Confederate Memorial Museum

The Confederate Memorial Museum is housed in Columbus' original water tower. The building now resembles a castle turret. This museum includes unusual historic items from throughout Colorado County, to include ladies'

Columbus, TX Museums

Crockett County Interpretive Trail & Visitor Center Park

The Crockett County Interpretive Trail & Visitor Center Park is a wonderful collection of native plant material that would be seen within 100

Ozona, TX Trails

Hords Creek Lake Boating

Check for accessibility due to water level conditions. All major coves have speed limit restrictions so anglers can better enjoy sportfishing. No marina or boat rental facilities are located on the lake. FRIENDSHIP PARK

, TX Boating