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Established in 1882, Big Spring is now the county seat of Howard County in the state of Texas, United States of America. The city received its name in honor of a large spring near the city, right next to Scenic Mountain. Big Spring has a population of 25.000 people living in an area of 50 squared kilometers, the city developing very much since 1910, where the first census revealed a population of 4000 people. Famous residents of Big Spring include Larry Arnhart - writer, Betty Buckley - actress and singer, Stephan Pyles - the creator of new Texas cuisine and Tom Sorley - CEO of Rosendin Electric. If you have your way through beautiful Texas, do not miss the opportunity to visit Big Spring and some of its attractions.
Top Attractions within Big Spring
Big Spring Vietnam Memorial is a war monument raised in honor of American soldiers who gave their lives in the Vietnam War. The monument is inscribed with the name of 41 service men form Howard County and also has a surrounding park. In the park there are also a chapel, a helicopter, a fighter jet and a tank, the displays being dedicated to the missing or dead men.
Heritage Museum of Big Spring is the city's official history museum. This place has great exhibitions regarding the town and is filled with memorabilia since its establishment until present days.
Settles Hotel is settled in a historic building form Big Spring. The hotel opened in 1930, more exactly on October 1st and the business closed in the early 1980s. In present, the hotel belongs to Settles Development Hotel Corporation and it is due to open to visitors soon.
Big Spring State Park was opened in 1936 in the city of Big Spring and is a great place for scenic drives, picnics, camping, biking, hiking and jogging.