Texas Towns

From Abner to Zipperlandville

Book Description

Travel through the alphabet of Texas. Learn the history of the unique town in which you live. Or educate yourself about a place like Blowout Community, just another little piece of Texas.

Texas Towns invites you to travel through the many unique towns of this grand state. This exciting guidebook describes countless current counties, routes, and landmarks as well as stories of the state's first settlements and origins of town's names. Whether you're curious about the history of your own town or want information on an unfamiliar place such as Blowout Community, you'll find this detailed yet entertaining volume can answer all your questions about the Lone Star State.

About Blevins, Don

The late Don Blevins was a member of the Texas State Historical Association, the Writers League of Texas, and the Coalition of Texas Writers. He published two books and wrote articles for more than 50 magazines including American History Illustrated and True West. He was a longtime resident of San Marcos, Texas.

Paris Permenter and John Bigley are a husband-wife team of travel writers who make their home in the Hill Country west of Austin. In addition to writing for many magazines and newspapers, they have written numerous guidebooks, including Insiders’ Guide® to San Antonio,Day Trips® from Austin, and Day Trips® from San Antonio (GPP Travel).