Pleasanton is a beautiful city located in Atascosa County, Texas, United States of America. According to recent statistics, Pleasanton has about 10.000 residents and an area of 6.4 square miles. The city honors the "cowboy heritage", very important in its history. Pleasanton was settled in 1858 in its area because of Bonita Creek. The founder and "godparent" of the city is John Bowen, who named it in honor of his friend who was a Texan settler - John Pleasants. Notable residents of Pleasanton include "King of Country" George Strait and Willie Nelson who used to work as a radio DJ in Pleasanton in his youth.
Top Attractions within Pleasanton
The Old Rock Schoolhouse is a historical building of Pleasanton build with local red sandstone. The building was the home of the First Baptist Church for a few years, since 1875 until 1883.
"Mr. Cowboy" Sculpture is located in the city center of Pleasanton and honors the heritage of the city and the importance of cowboys in the development of it through the years. Pleasanton is considered to be "the birthplace of cowboys".
Longhorn Museum is located in Pleasanton and is one of the most important museums in the city, documenting the development of the typical American cowboy in the area of Texas, since the early 16th century until present days. The attraction features numerous artifacts and exhibitions represented by unique antique items.
Texas South Dance Hall is the greatest place in Pleasanton where you can spend a long night, dancing and drinking and enjoy good music. The dance hall is opened all night long and is a hot spot of Pleasanton.
El Castillo Restaurante Mexicano offers the best Mexican food in Pleasanton and not just this, the serving is really nice. Sally's Taco Cocina also offers a large variety of tacos in a pleasant location of Pleasanton.