Introduction to Big Spring, Texas
Big Spring History
The first European settler to inspect the area now known as Big Spring was a member of a Spanish expedition. An important landmark in the history of Big Spring was the discovery of oil in the area during the 1920s. Since then, the oil industry has been a dominant part of the area's economy. The city of Big Spring was incorporated in the year 1907.
Big Spring and nearby Attractions
- Big Spring State Park
- Heritage Museum of Big Spring
- Hangar 25 Air Museum
- Fastrax Family Fun Center
- Brushworks Studio Gallery
- Potton House
Things To Do In Big Spring
The Heritage Museum of Big Spring displays a collection of historical artifacts of the region. There are several parks in the city that offer opportunities to indulge in various sports and other physical activities. These parks also organize various events throughout the year. Big Spring's restaurants and cafes are great places to hang out during your leisure hours.
Big Spring Transportation
Air transportation facilities are available at the Midland International Airport.
Big Spring Higher Education
Howard County Junior College District offers facilities for higher education to the citizens of Big Spring. Among the other institutes nearby are Midland College, and Odessa College.