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The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

The Stories Behind Texas’ Quirkiest Town Names

town Town: concentrated group of houses and private and public buildings City: population center larger than a town or village…

What the Heck is a Ghost Town?

What the Heck is a Ghost Town?

busts caused those same people to abandon the towns they had built, creating hundreds of ghost towns around the state….

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

Celebrating Pride Month in Small Town Texas

…and Houston that are celebrating this year. Smaller cities and towns across the state are jumping on the rainbow bandwagon…

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Learn Some Spooky Texas History on These Small Town Haunted Ghost Tours

Gather on Granbury’s downtown square for the Granbury Ghosts and Legends Tour, a walking tour led by Brandy Herr, author…

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

My Hometown: Presidio Has Been a Frontier Crossroads For Centuries

…the Presidio Independent School District, which is the town’s largest employer. Arian Velazquez-Ornelas moved with her family from California to…

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

The Texas State Railroad Powers the Small Town of Rusk

…which is the Cherokee County seat. Sightseers in Rusk and surrounding towns are also likely to see public murals created…

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

William Clark Green Finds a Muse in the People and Places of Small-Town Texas

…people and places of small-town Texas. His music often draws inspiration from the towns where he has roots, like Lubbock,…

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

Port Aransas Bids Adieu to a Favorite Fishing Outfitter as Locals Seek to Balance Growth and Preservation

…the once-sleepy Texas beach town that’s been a favorite Gulf Coast getaway for generations, as new developments are displacing some…

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

OroBianco Cultures Small-Town Texas With the Italian Tradition of Slow Food

…“The Blanco location is a merger of small-town Texas and the Italian concept of slow food.” Giglio was raised on…

A Self-Taught Woodworker Practices His Craft on the Gilmer Town Square

A Self-Taught Woodworker Practices His Craft on the Gilmer Town Square

When the door to Hank’s on the Square in downtown Gilmer opens, the sweet scent of wood shavings wafts across…

15 Small Town Mom and Pop Shops Worth the Trip

15 Small Town Mom and Pop Shops Worth the Trip

Click to browse by ‘Must Buy’ 15 Mom and Pops Small town shops are in the business of making travel…

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

The Hill Country Legacy of Old Tunnel State Park

…optimism could lift the spirits of an entire town.” Smith had previously moved to the North Texas town of Anson…

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

Boerne’s Hill Country Charm and Texas-German Heritage Fuel a Weekend of Fun

The German immigrants who settled in the Boerne area in 1850 knew a pristine townsite when they saw one. The…

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

Roadside Oddity: How a Champion Baton Twirler Inspired Benavides’ Welcome Sign

…know. It’s not something that I typically talk about.” But in the small South Texas town of Benavides, everybody knows…

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

Get Home Before Sundown or La Llorona Might Get You

…and courage, but also love for his family and for the town he helped build, first as a school bus…

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