Carrizo Springs

This town is the Dimmit County seat. The famous El Camino Real de los Tejas, which once connected Mexico with Spanish-controlled towns in Texas, passes near Carrizo Springs. The town name is derived from the abundant Carrizo Cane that once proliferated around the freely flowing springs. ?

Deer hunters prize the area, which is noted for having more trophy bucks per square mile than any other region in the state. Carrizo Springs Golf Course is a public championship nine-hole course. Open daily. 830/876-2596.

Annual events include Bullnanza in the spring and October Fest in autumn.



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