Established in 1850, the town was originally known as Powellton. Its name changed to Waskom Station in 1872 to honor the man who brought the Southern Pacific Railroad through community. The Waskom Gas Field was discovered in 1924. Be sure to check out the menu and ambience at Shirley's Place on U.S. 80 in the heart of the town.
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.