Anthony  Pop. 3,329   Alt. 3,800

General -
One of Texas’ newest towns (incorporated in 1952); a two-state city. Texas 20, which in this area follows historic route of On El Camino Real, Spain’s royal highway that connected Mexico with Texas, California and Florida. In 1598 Don Juan De Onate and a band of colonizers traveled this road to settle Santa Fe, at a rate of only 40 miles in 15 days. Economy now keyed to food canning and packing, cotton, and federal correctional institution.

Travel In formation Center -

One of 12 centers provided by state at key highway entrances to Texas, in State Capitol and Judge Roy Bean Visitor Center in Langtry. Centers are operated daily except for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s. staffed by uniformed, professional travel counselors, free services to all visitors include information, maps, literature on every part of the state, and expert assistance in charting routes. Located on I-10 at New Mexico state line; operated by State Department of Highways and Public Transportation.

Wet ‘n Wild Water World -

Water-oriented recreation park pumps a million gallons a day to provide “volcano” with water slides. There’s also a lazy water tube float, and barbecue restaurant. Open daily, May - Sept. On I-10 near Texas Tourist Bureau. Admission.



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