Central Texas

Central Texas

 

 

Things to See & Do in Central Texas

Central Texas

Carmine

Originally called Sylvan, the name was changed to honor Newton Carmean, the first postmaster in 1892.

Central Texas Hill Country

Brenham

Brenham, the county seat of Washington County, is on U.S. Highway 290 seventy-two miles northwest of Houston. The Hickory Grove community changed its name in 1843 to Brenham in honor of Republic of...

Central Texas

Wimberly

Wimberley is the geographic center and the aesthetic heart of the Wimberley Valley and is located at the confluence of Cypress Creek and the Blanco River.

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Brazos River

The Brazos River, called the Rio de los Brazos de Dios by early Spanish explorers (translated as “The River of the Arms of God”), is the longest river in Texas and the 11th longest river...

Central Texas Hill Country

Piano Bridge near Dubina

This fine old iron bridge was built in 1885 by the King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio. Called the “Piano Bridge,” some say the name was derived from the twanging sound made while...