Established in 1911 as a service point on the Santa Fe Railroad, the town was named for O.L. Slaton, a banker instrumental in the completion of the railroad project. The city was designed in wagon-wheel fashion, similar to Washington, D.C.
Engine 1809, a steam-powered engine built in 1906, also known as the "Cotton Special," was donated to the city in 1955 and rests in City Hall Square. The county park features RV facilities, swimming, playground, picnic tables and a clubhouse. At 15th and Garza streets. 806/828-5121.
These are photos of Slaton. Explore more Texas To-Dos for inspiration for your next trip!
Plan your Texas trip then take your Passport with you.
You are now leaving TravelTex.com. You are on your way to an external website.
Economic Development & Tourism (EDT) provides these links solely for the convenience
of our visitors and does not endorse, operate or control the external websites.
EDT cannot be liable for direct or indirect damage to the user resulting from Internet
connections, including but not limited to viruses, pop ups, spyware, or offensive
Don't show this message again.