A U.S. president was once a teacher in the South Texas town.
It may be a small town, but Catarina has a sizeable history.
One step into Dimmit County and you can tell the rugged landscape is the stuff of Texas legend. So, not surprisingly, the county is named for a Texas freedom fighter.
Several towns across South Texas were originally misspelled. One of those towns is Natalia. In this case, it was one vowel, that changed everything.
Meteorologist Justin Horne heads to Divot, Texas and learns how the town originally got its name.
Have you ever wondered how some South Texas towns got their names? Here are the stories behind Utopia and Comfort.
It is time, once again, to ask the question: How did that Texas town get its name?
KSAT meteorologist Justin Horne has been hitting the road since 2015 to find out how many Texas towns got their unique names.
Amid brush and overgrowth, in the middle of a desolate Frio County ranch, stands the crumbling walls of a once-storied courthouse. Nature has reclaimed the long-abandoned structure.
Deep below the choppy waves of a popular lake lies a piece of forgotten Hill Country history.
Nestled in eastern Bandera County, the remains of the once thriving community of Polly is not on any map, nor does it sit along any major roads. But, it does have quite a history to tell and much it can be found in its name.
Many people these days think of tragedy when they think of Sutherland Springs. But residents would rather you learn about the community's origins.
While the history behind the name, Olmos Park, is a simple find, the city's connection with World War I is often forgotten.
Many would describe Bandera as remote cowboy country, positioned on the edge of the frontier.
The park first opened to the public in 2005.
The town was originally called Encina for the oak trees in the area. But not for long.
At a whopping 32 square miles, St. Hedwig is the second largest town in Bexar County.
Chances are you know someone who's mispronounced the town names of Boerne and D’Hanis.
Have you ever wondered how some South Texas towns got their names? Here are the stories behind Von Ormy and Concan.
If you travel too fast through Welfare, you might miss it. Just east of Comfort, it is a town with a small population.
South Texas is known for its rich history and colorful past, elements that have led to some unique town names.