Come Visit Us in Oldham County
Popularity Contest in Vega 2005
Dot's Mini Museum Boot Tree
THINGS TO SEE AND DO WHILE YOU ARE HERE
Whether for a day, a week, or a lifetime, we are glad you are stopping in to visit Oldham County. We think we are one of America's best kept secrets with our western heritage, friendly people, and small-town uniqueness. However, we want people to know about our many attractions, restaurants, shops, activities, events, and festivals. There is always something fun to do in Oldham County, and once you experience our Texas hospitality, we think you'll want to stay awhile.
Places to See ( Click Here to see photos and details of our attractions.)
- 1920's Magnolia Station- Vega
- Julian Bivins Museum-Boys Ranch
- Oldham County Country Club
- Scenic Drives on Highways 385 and I-40
- Dot's Route 66 Mini Museum-Vega
- Oldham County Heritage Farm Museum-Vega
- Historic Oldham County Courthouse-Vega
- Boot Hill Cemetery-Boys Ranch
- Mid-Point Marker of Route 66-Adrian
- Saddleback Mountain-near Boys Ranch
- Canadian River-near Boys Ranch
- Many Old Route 66 buildings and businesses.
- Roarks Hardware-Oldest working hardware store on Route 66
- Vega Courts-National Historic Registered Business
- Milburn-Price Culture Museum-Vega
- Farms, Ranches, Cowboys, and HUGE Wind Turbines
- Amazing Sunrises and Sunsets!
- Route 66 Stencils across the North Access Road of I-40 through Oldham County
- Quanah Parker Trail Giant Arrow at the Magnolia Station
Fun Facts About Oldham County
- Vega was host to the reality show, "Popularity Contest" in 2005
- Vince Gill's song, "I Never Knew Lonely" was filmed at the Vega Courts in Vega.
- The Made for TV film, "What Matter's Most" was filmed in Vega in 2001.
- Oldham County is larger than the state of Rhode Island, measuring 60 X 30 Miles.
- Oldham County was once part of the famous XIT Ranch, a 5 million acre ranch granted by the state of Texas to the Capital Land Syndicate in exchange for building the present-day capitol in Austin.
- Oldham County is home to published authors: Sam Brown and Shelley Armitage.
- Oldham County is dubbed the Solar Capital of Texas with more than 60 solar systems on homes, businesses, churches, schools, and other buildings.
Lots and lots of community events to enjoy!
Fine folks and fun times!
Historic Buildings along Old Route 66
Small towns...BIG experiences!
Click on the links below to discover some of our local favorites!