Introduction to Sweetwater, Texas
The city was named after the Sweetwater Creek that flows through the region. The city was incorporated three times, in 1884, 1897, and finally in 1902. The area prospered rapidly after 1903 with the beginning of the construction of Kansas City in Mexico and Orient Railway.
Sweetwater and nearby Attractions
- First National Bank Building
- Evangelical Methodist Church
- Rolling Plains Girls Softball Park
- Pioneer City-County Museum
- County-City Library
- Sweetwater Cemetery
Things To Do In Sweetwater
First National Bank Building stands as a witness to the progression of the city through the ages. Evangelical Methodist Church is an Evangelical Christian Church that is famous among visitors for its beautiful architecture. Sweetwater Cemetery is well known for its collection of exotic flowers. Pioneer City-County Museum has many historical artifacts on display. Rolling Plains Girls Softball Park frequently hosts sports events that tourists can attend as spectators.
Dyess AFB Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Sweetwater Higher Education
Hardin-Simmons University, Midland College, and Texas Tech University are close by.