Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 15 Texas Towns

Often times, we drive past a sign for a town and think, “Hmm, that’s an interesting name. I wonder where it came from.” Well fear not, my fellow Texans. I’m here to satisfy your curiosity with this list of 15 towns that got their names in ways you would never have imagined.

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As you can see, Texas has a rich history that extends even into the very names of our towns. Did you learn something new today? What other Texas towns do you know of whose names have interesting backstories? Tell me in the comments below!