Ballinger Travel Guide

  • Veterans Memorial
    Veterans Memorial
    by Basaic
  • Carnegie Library
    Carnegie Library
    by Basaic
  • Runnels County Courthouse
    Runnels County Courthouse
    by Basaic

Ballinger Things to Do

  • The Cross

    The Jim and Doris Studer Family built this 100 foot cross in 1993. It is located across from the Our Lady of Guadalupe grotto and statue.

    more
  • Cowboy and Horse Statue

    This statue of local cowboy Charles H. Noyes is located on the courthouse grounds and was created by internationally renowned sculptor, Pompeo Coppini, in 1919.

    more
  • Mural

    I spotted this mural describing some of the special events in town while walking through the downtown area.

    more
  • Veterans Memorial

    There is an interesting series of Veterans Memorials dedicated to area veterans on the courthouse grounds.

    more
  • Time Capsule

    This Time Capsule was buried on the grounds of the Ballinger City Hall in 1986 and will be opened in 2086. I bet it will be interesting to see what is inside there.

    more
  • Santa Fe Depot

    This attractive Santa Fe Depot was built in 1911 to service the needs of the railroad into Ballinger. Today the building serves as the Ballinger City Hall.

    more
  • Ballinger Carnegie Library

    The Carnegie Library in Ballinger was completed in 1911 and has been in continuous use since then. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    more
  • Ballinger Historic District

    Ballinger has a nice historic district with several buildings of historic and/or architectural interest. Photo 2 is the Farmers and Merchants State Bank Building constructed in 1909.

    more
  • Ballinger and Runnels County

    Ballinger is a town of about 4000 located in the Big Bend Section of West Texas at the intersection of Texas Highway 158, and US Highways 83 and 87. The town was originally established in 1886 and was named Hutchins City. Ballinger was named for Judge William Pitt Ballinger, a railroad lawyer, Texas statesman, and Mexican War Veteran. It is the...

    more

Ballinger Transportation

  • lonestar_philomath's Profile Photo
    1 more image

    by lonestar_philomath Written Jan 21, 2008

    Most people pass through Ballinger by car or truck on US 67 when traveling east-west or Hwy 158 traveling north-south.

    Related to:
    • Road Trip

    Was this review helpful?

    more

Instant Answers: Ballinger

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

93 travelers online now

Comments

Ballinger Travel Guide
Map of Ballinger

View all Ballinger hotels