Selected as the town site and seat of Wise County 1856, the community was first known as Taylorsville. The famous Butterfield Overland Mail Route passed through town in the mid-1800s. It was the site of the trial and hanging of five Peace Party conspirators in 1862.
Fishing and camping are available in the LBJ National Grasslands, north off F.M. 730 on Black Creek Lake.
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