Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (2023)

Experience a little-known side of Texas culture, eat at quaint hometown restaurants and browse local historic sites as you visit a few eclectic local shops in Giddings. Located among verdant rolling hills halfway between Austin and Houston, Giddings boasts plenty of small-town allure with a one-of-a-kind heritage. Although small in size, if you spend any time here you’ll discover there are many things to do in Giddings. Whether you’re on a road trip to see the Painted Churches of Texas, to visit historic Texas Courthouses or to check more Texas State Parks off your list, Giddings is a great place to visit. Continue reading to discover what this town has to offer.

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (1)Discover the History of Giddings

While in Giddings, stroll around the courthouse square and view the beautiful Lee County Courthouse . This courthouse was built in 1899 with all the grandiosity of the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture. It was a filming location for Gone to Texas with Sam Elliott starring as Sam Houston. Off the square, is the 1876 First Presbyterian Church, one of the oldest churches in continuous use in Lee County, and the lovely Schubert-Fletcher House. The Schubert-Fletcher House was built in 1879 by August Schubert for his wife and 10 children. The Schubert’s were a founding family of Giddings. Also located inside the Fletcher house is the Lee County Museum and the Giddings Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center.

The Lee County museum displays the history of the county as well as Giddings and its early railroad beginnings. At the Visitor’s Center, you can find helpful information, maps and brochures of items of interest in the area.

Learn About the Wendish Culture

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (2)Giddings, and the surrounding area, was the final destination of many Slavic immigrants (known as Wends) from Lusatia, an area in eastern Germany. If you’re curious about the Texas Wends, a visit to the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum in Serbin is a must. See relics like folk dresses from Lusatia, letters, and the colorful painted Wendish Easter eggs. Just down the street stands St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, one of the treasured Painted Churches of Texas. Built in 1870, this church is a beautiful depiction of the Wendish culture and the Slavic immigrants’ experiences coming to this country.

Wendish culture is also celebrated by the Annual Wendish Fest, held the fourth Sunday in September. Listen to traditional German and Sorbian folk music, watch performances of traditional dances, and see egg decorators demonstrate their craft. Plenty of food, including homemade baked goods, will be on hand when your appetite kicks in.

Go Shopping for Antiques and Specialty Items

There are a number of stores in Giddings that are well worth the drive, so make some space in your bags for some interesting finds. There are a few local specialty stores well worth a look, such as Gourmet Divas, Ashley’s Attic and The Grapevine. At Gourmet Diva’s you’ll discover the joy of cooking with top-notch cookware and utensils, delicious spices and dips, fun gifts and just about anything you could want in the kitchen. Ashley’s Attic and Grapevine offer a delightful shopping experience with designer jewelry, clothing, shoes, bags & accessories as well as other interesting gifts and novelties.

For antique enthusiasts, you’ll find your niche at Whistle-Stop Antiques and Roadhouse Antiques. Plan to spend some time walking around Whistle Stop because there are so many booths inside with just about everything you can think of, plus they also hand out free popcorn to patrons. What’s not to love about that? Roadhouse offers “This junk is for sale!” with old bed frames, jewelry, books, windows, doors, vintage tins, and so much more.

Not far from Giddings is the Stuermer Store,open on weekends. Grab a burger and a malt at their saloon while you’re shopping. You’ll find a little bit of café, convenience, antiques, souvenirs and history museum all included. So, leave some extra space in the car. After all, you might find something you just can’t leave behind.

Enjoy Outdoor Recreation in and around Giddings

Giddings has two beautiful city parks for you to enjoy during your visit. Play some tennis or baseball, go swimming or watch the kids play at Veteran’s Park, conveniently located just off Highway 290. Or have a picnic at lovely Simmang Park under the covered pavilion or on the grass. Simmang park has a country duck pond with an easy walking path around the park and the Hilton Lee Smith Field.

Golf enthusiasts will love the charm of the Giddings Country Club and Municipal Golf Course. There are nine holes of enjoyment, situated in a quiet country atmosphere. The Club House is the perfect place for parties, graduations, weddings, and reunions.

For history buffs, take a Texas Historical Marker Tour of Lee County. There are about 40 markers within Lee County, about 20 of these fall within the city of Giddings. The Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center can supply guests with more information or it can be found online.

On the outskirts of Giddings, less than a 45 minute drive, is Lake Somerville State Park & Trailwaywhich includes the Nails Creek and Birch Creek units. These State Parks display this region of Texas in all it’s beauty. There are more than 20 miles of trails where you can hike, bike and ride horses (BYOH or bring your own horse.) On Lake Somerville you can go boating, water skiing, kayaking, and fishing as this is a great place for bass and catfish. Bastrop State Park sits southwest of Giddings and provides hiking and biking trails of its own, as well as a wealth of scenic campgrounds and a lake to swim in. Nearby Buescher State Park provides fishing, nature studies, and geocaching, to name a few of the many things to do.

studies, and geocaching, to name a few of the many things to do. For more outdoor recreation within Giddings itself, play some tennis or baseball or go swimming at Giddings Veteran’s Park, or play a game of soccer or baseball or have a picnic at Giddings’ Simmang Park.

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (3)Take a Giddings Tour

Wanting to learn a little more about Giddings history with a road trip, but don’t want a whole lot of social interaction? Take the S.S. (Social Spacing) Giddings Tour. You can see great sites like the 1899 Lee County Courthouse, historic homes, local murals and memorials to our Veterans & First Responders. Stop along the route for a take-out lunch and enjoy a local park or shady picnic tables under the trees at the Lee County Museum & Visitors Center. Download the mapand tour guide
Make your own hours, avoid the crowds, and enjoy your day!

Take a trip of art and culture by visiting the 9 Murals of Giddings. Around the city of Giddings are 9 interesting murals, most painted by a local artist, with a few historical additions as well. See the Bull Durham and the Depression era mural, visit the old-fashioned Hometown Hospitality Postcard and end your trip with a little scavenger hunt fun at the Businesses of Giddings mural. The Businesses of Giddings depicts several local businesses and townsfolk but cleverly hidden in the mural are 11 items as well: a mouse, fishing hook, chameleon, penny, clothespin, dime, safety pin, butterfly, eye glasses, cat’s eye marble and a thimble. Visitors are invited to try and find them all. Download the addresses and answer key on our website

Experience a little-known side of Texas culture, eat at quaint hometown restaurants and browse local historic sites as you visit a few eclectic local shops in Giddings. Located among verdant rolling hills halfway between Austin and Houston, Giddings boasts plenty of small-town allure with a one-of-a-kind heritage. Although small in size, if you spend any time here you’ll discover there are many things to do in Giddings. Whether you’re on a road trip to see the Painted Churches of Texas, to visit historic Texas Courthouses or to check more Texas State Parks off your list, Giddings is a great place to visit. Continue reading to discover what this town has to offer.

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (4)Discover the History of Giddings

While in Giddings, stroll around the courthouse square and view the beautiful Lee County Courthouse . This courthouse was built in 1899 with all the grandiosity of the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture. It was a filming location for Gone to Texas with Sam Elliott starring as Sam Houston. Off the square, is the 1876 First Presbyterian Church, one of the oldest churches in continuous use in Lee County, and the lovely Schubert-Fletcher House. The Schubert-Fletcher House was built in 1879 by August Schubert for his wife and 10 children. The Schubert’s were a founding family of Giddings. Also located inside the Fletcher house is the Lee County Museum and the Giddings Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center.

The Lee County museum displays the history of the county as well as Giddings and its early railroad beginnings. At the Visitor’s Center, you can find helpful information, maps and brochures of items of interest in the area.

Learn About the Wendish Culture

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (5)Giddings, and the surrounding area, was the final destination of many Slavic immigrants (known as Wends) from Lusatia, an area in eastern Germany. If you’re curious about the Texas Wends, a visit to the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum in Serbin is a must. See relics like folk dresses from Lusatia, letters, and the colorful painted Wendish Easter eggs. Just down the street stands St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, one of the treasured Painted Churches of Texas. Built in 1870, this church is a beautiful depiction of the Wendish culture and the Slavic immigrants’ experiences coming to this country.

Wendish culture is also celebrated by the Annual Wendish Fest, held the fourth Sunday in September. Listen to traditional German and Sorbian folk music, watch performances of traditional dances, and see egg decorators demonstrate their craft. Plenty of food, including homemade baked goods, will be on hand when your appetite kicks in.

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Go Shopping for Antiques and Specialty Items

There are a number of stores in Giddings that are well worth the drive, so make some space in your bags for some interesting finds. There are a few local specialty stores well worth a look, such as Gourmet Divas, Ashley’s Attic and The Grapevine. At Gourmet Diva’s you’ll discover the joy of cooking with top-notch cookware and utensils, delicious spices and dips, fun gifts and just about anything you could want in the kitchen. Ashley’s Attic and Grapevine offer a delightful shopping experience with designer jewelry, clothing, shoes, bags & accessories as well as other interesting gifts and novelties.

For antique enthusiasts, you’ll find your niche at Whistle-Stop Antiques and Roadhouse Antiques. Plan to spend some time walking around Whistle Stop because there are so many booths inside with just about everything you can think of, plus they also hand out free popcorn to patrons. What’s not to love about that? Roadhouse offers “This junk is for sale!” with old bed frames, jewelry, books, windows, doors, vintage tins, and so much more.

Not far from Giddings is the Stuermer Store,open on weekends. Grab a burger and a malt at their saloon while you’re shopping. You’ll find a little bit of café, convenience, antiques, souvenirs and history museum all included. So, leave some extra space in the car. After all, you might find something you just can’t leave behind.

Enjoy Outdoor Recreation in and around Giddings

Giddings has two beautiful city parks for you to enjoy during your visit. Play some tennis or baseball, go swimming or watch the kids play at Veteran’s Park, conveniently located just off Highway 290. Or have a picnic at lovely Simmang Park under the covered pavilion or on the grass. Simmang park has a country duck pond with an easy walking path around the park and the Hilton Lee Smith Field.

Golf enthusiasts will love the charm of the Giddings Country Club and Municipal Golf Course. There are nine holes of enjoyment, situated in a quiet country atmosphere. The Club House is the perfect place for parties, graduations, weddings, and reunions.

For history buffs, take a Texas Historical Marker Tour of Lee County. There are about 40 markers within Lee County, about 20 of these fall within the city of Giddings. The Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center can supply guests with more information or it can be found online.

On the outskirts of Giddings, less than a 45 minute drive, is Lake Somerville State Park & Trailwaywhich includes the Nails Creek and Birch Creek units. These State Parks display this region of Texas in all it’s beauty. There are more than 20 miles of trails where you can hike, bike and ride horses (BYOH or bring your own horse.) On Lake Somerville you can go boating, water skiing, kayaking, and fishing as this is a great place for bass and catfish. Bastrop State Park sits southwest of Giddings and provides hiking and biking trails of its own, as well as a wealth of scenic campgrounds and a lake to swim in. Nearby Buescher State Park provides fishing, nature studies, and geocaching, to name a few of the many things to do.

studies, and geocaching, to name a few of the many things to do. For more outdoor recreation within Giddings itself, play some tennis or baseball or go swimming at Giddings Veteran’s Park, or play a game of soccer or baseball or have a picnic at Giddings’ Simmang Park.

Things to Do in Giddings | Tour Texas (6)Take a Giddings Tour

Wanting to learn a little more about Giddings history with a road trip, but don’t want a whole lot of social interaction? Take the S.S. (Social Spacing) Giddings Tour. You can see great sites like the 1899 Lee County Courthouse, historic homes, local murals and memorials to our Veterans & First Responders. Stop along the route for a take-out lunch and enjoy a local park or shady picnic tables under the trees at the Lee County Museum & Visitors Center. Download the mapand tour guide
Make your own hours, avoid the crowds, and enjoy your day!

Take a trip of art and culture by visiting the 9 Murals of Giddings. Around the city of Giddings are 9 interesting murals, most painted by a local artist, with a few historical additions as well. See the Bull Durham and the Depression era mural, visit the old-fashioned Hometown Hospitality Postcard and end your trip with a little scavenger hunt fun at the Businesses of Giddings mural. The Businesses of Giddings depicts several local businesses and townsfolk but cleverly hidden in the mural are 11 items as well: a mouse, fishing hook, chameleon, penny, clothespin, dime, safety pin, butterfly, eye glasses, cat’s eye marble and a thimble. Visitors are invited to try and find them all. Download the addresses and answer key on our website

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FAQs

What is Giddings Texas known for? ›

Giddings' public library is home to one of the largest collections of Native American artifacts in Texas (The Arnold Smith Collection), as well as the Hilton Lee Smith Baseball Display at the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center.

Is Giddings a good place to live? ›

Giddings Reviews

Giddings has a very hometown feel. From their local shops and businesses to the locals who live there, everything gives off a sense of peacefulness and kindness. More places like Giddings should be found in the United States! Great place for anyone who likes small friendly communities.

What towns are near Giddings TX? ›

Cities near Giddings, Texas:
  • Brenham, TX.
  • Taylor, TX.
  • Pflugerville, TX.
  • College Station, TX.
  • Bryan, TX.
  • Lockhart, TX.
  • Austin, TX.
  • Round Rock, TX.

How did Giddings Texas get its name? ›

The town is usually said to have been named for Jabez Deming Giddings, a stockholder in the railroad, though some sources state that the source of the name was Dewitt C. Giddings. Local farmers raised cotton, and many businesses soon were started by residents from surrounding communities.

How far is Giddings from Waco? ›

There are 95.24 miles from Giddings to Waco in north direction and 132 miles (212.43 kilometers) by car, following the TX 21 route. Giddings and Waco are 2 hours 9 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop .

How far is it from Giddings to Austin? ›

There are 48.51 miles from Giddings to Austin in west direction and 55 miles (88.51 kilometers) by car, following the US-290 route. Giddings and Austin are 1 hour far apart, if you drive non-stop .

What is the crime rate in Giddings Texas? ›

The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Giddings; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 207. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

How far is Taylor from Giddings Texas? ›

Distance conversions
Distance typeMilesKilometers
Straight line distance38.91 mi62.62 km
Driving distance47 mi75.96 km

How far is Lexington from Giddings TX? ›

There are 16.94 miles from Lexington to Giddings in southeast direction and 18 miles (28.97 kilometers) by car, following the US-77 route. Lexington and Giddings are 20 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop . This is the fastest route from Lexington, TX to Giddings, TX.

What is the most southern town in Texas? ›

South Padre Island lies on the southernmost tip of Texas and is situated on the south end of Padre Island , the longest Barrier Island in the world and the largest stretch of undeveloped ocean beach in North America .

What is the northern most town in Texas? ›

Dallam is the northernmost of the 10 Texas counties that from 1885 to 1912 constituted the legendary XIT Ranch. The ranch is still celebrated through the XIT Museum in Dalhart and the annual XIT Rodeo and Reunion held the first long weekend in August.
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Dallam County, Texas.
Dallam County
Founded1891
SeatDalhart
Largest cityDalhart
Area
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What towns are near Fort Hood Texas? ›

Local Cities
  • Belton.
  • Fort Hood.
  • Harker Heights.
  • Killeen.
  • Little River- Academy.
  • Morgans Point Resort.
  • Nolanville.

What does Giddings mean? ›

The Celtic name of Giddings was derived from the rugged landscape of Wales. This old, proud name is from the Welsh personal name Gethin. According to some experts, this forename is derived from the word "cethin," which means "dusky" or "dark."

Who bought Giddings and Lewis? ›

ThyssenKrupp bought Giddings & Lewis for $675 million and initiated a $100 million project to develop a new line of tools.

What nationality is Giddings? ›

Giddings is a locational surname derived from a group of villages in Cambridgeshire, England, called Great Gidding, Little Gidding and Steeple Gidding.

Where do the rich live in Waco? ›

Sometimes referred to as the Austin Avenue neighborhood, Castle Heights is one of the most affluent and sought-after neighborhoods in Waco.

What city is halfway between Waco and Fort Worth? ›

Halfway between Waco, TX and Fort Worth, TX

The town that marks the exact halfway point is actually Itasca, Texas. The closest zip code to the midpoint is 76055. The exact latitude and longitude coordinates are 32° 8' 47" N and 97° 7' 26" W.

What caused the Waco tornado of 1953? ›

On the same day as the Waco disaster, a high-end F4 tornado struck the Texas city of San Angelo, causing catastrophic damage, killing 13 people, and injuring more than 150.
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1953 Waco tornado outbreak.
The ALICO building looming over the destroyed downtown area of Waco.
Damage≥$800 million
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Where is the best place to live near Austin Texas? ›

Best Neighborhoods to Live in Austin, TX
  • Barton Hills. A popular residential neighborhood located in South Austin's 78704 zip code. ...
  • Downtown Austin. When it comes to listing the best neighborhood to live in Austin, TX, downtown is one of the best. ...
  • Mueller. ...
  • Teravista. ...
  • West Lake. ...
  • Travis Heights. ...
  • Cherrywood. ...
  • Tarrytown.
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What is the hip neighborhood in Austin? ›

Downtown Austin

Some of the well-known entertainment districts in the area are 6th Street, Rainey Street, Seaholm District, and Warehouse District. 6th Street, also known as Dirty Sixth, offers that quirky, funky vibe that is always alive at night.

Is Austin good for seniors? ›

Is Austin, Texas a good place to retire? When it comes to the cost to live comfortably, Austin ranks #2 out of the 50 big states. Whether you are living in a different city, state, or country, the dynamic and diverse city of Austin has plenty to offer making it a great retirement destination for seniors!

What part of Texas has the highest crime rate? ›

Most Dangerous Cities in Texas
Overall Crime RankCityProperty Crime (till July 2022)
1Houston25,054
2San Antonio17,248
3Lubbock2,625
4Beaumont1,062
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Is Rancho Bernardo a safe place to live? ›

Over 80% of residents who have given the city reviews rate Rancho Bernardo as either Excellent or Very Good. The residents' reviews indicate that the population is happy with their lives and enjoy their neighborhoods.

What big company is coming to Taylor Texas? ›

And all eyes are on the new Samsung semiconductor plant. The $17 billion project will help to bring thousands of jobs to the area and transform the local economy. "It's transformational, really, for the community. You know, an investment of that magnitude and the jobs that it's going to create," Yantis said.

What is Taylor Texas known for? ›

Originally built as a shipping point for cattle and grain, the city of Taylor, Texas has since blossomed into a quickly expanding hub of culture and business. Taylor has affordable housing, great restaurants, and generous incentives for businesses.

What company is moving to Taylor TX? ›

Samsung is expecting to create 2,000 high-tech jobs at the semiconductor manufacturing facility in Taylor. It also expects thousands more related jobs once the plant is in full operation. The tech giant plans to break ground in 2022 and be operational by 2024.

How big is Giddings? ›

How far is Sugar Land from Rockport? ›

There are 139.96 miles from Sugar Land to Rockport in southwest direction and 177 miles (284.85 kilometers) by car, following the US-59 S route. Sugar Land and Rockport are 3 hours 49 mins far apart, if you drive non-stop . This is the fastest route from Sugar Land, TX to Rockport, TX.

How far is Humble from Sugar Land? ›

There are 34.43 miles from Humble to Sugar Land in southwest direction and 39 miles (62.76 kilometers) by car, following the I-69 S and US-59 S route. Humble and Sugar Land are 45 minutes far apart, if you drive non-stop . This is the fastest route from Humble, TX to Sugar Land, TX.

What is the most white town in Texas? ›

Definitions of White Americans typically excludes White Hispanic and Multiracial Americans people.
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Cities with the highest percentage of White-Americans (includes White Hispanic)
CityLaredo, Texas
Total Population261,639
Rank1
Percent of total resident population95.4
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What is the best small town to live in Texas? ›

Fredericksburg. Undoubtedly one of the best-known small towns in Texas, popular Fredericksburg is known for two things: its German heritage and its many, many wineries. What is this? While you're there, consider making the short drive to Enchanted Rock, too.

What is the #1 city in Texas? ›

Houston

What is Fort Hood famous for? ›

Fort Hood is the Army's premier installation to train and deploy heavy forces. A 214,968-acre installation, Fort Hood is the only post in the United States capable of stationing and training two armored divisions.

What is the biggest city near Fort Hood? ›

Killeen, TX

Killeen is a city who relies heavily on military personnel and their families for its economic growth. It is located just 7 miles from the Fort Hood military installation and provides a supportive community to those who choose to live here and work nearby.

Can retirees live on Fort Hood? ›

The beautiful community of Fort Hood Family housing is an on-post and off-post collection of spacious two-, three-, four-, and even five-bedroom single-family homes, duplexes,and townhomes for active duty, reserve, single or unaccompanied military members, military retirees, DoD employees, contractors, non-active guard ...

What does Buckman mean? ›

English: occupational name for a goatherd Middle English bukkeman (from Old English bucca 'he-goat' + mann 'man'). English: occupational name for a scholar scribe student or bookbinder from Middle English bok buk(e) 'book' + man (from Old English bōc 'book' + mann 'man').

What does Safford mean? ›

Origin:British. Meaning:willow river crossing.

What does Kearns mean? ›

Origin:Irish. Meaning:small swarthy one.

Is Giddings and Lewis still in business? ›

As a world-renowned machine tool pioneer in design, manufacturing, and support, G&L is not just another machine tool provider but is your total solution provider. Over the years, Fives Giddings and Lewis has focused on providing sound, robust machine tools for many industries. We continue to do so today.

Who owns Giddings livestock? ›

Todd Fritsch, Owner

They are one of the largest cattle feeders and order buying companies in Texas.

Is Paula Giddings a Delta? ›

In 1988, Giddings joined the faculty of Douglass College at Rutgers University. That same year, she published In Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement, a history of Delta Sigma Theta, the African-American sorority of which she is a member.

How common is the last name Giddings? ›

Giddings Surname Distribution Map
PlaceIncidenceFrequency
United States6,5501:55,337
England2,9921:18,622
Australia1,5081:17,902
Liberia1,0371:4,251
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What division is Giddings ISD? ›

It is a part of the Giddings Independent School District located in south central Lee County. In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.
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Giddings High School
Grades9-12
Enrollment589 (2015-16)
Color(s)Black & Gold
Athletics conferenceUIL Class AAAA
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What is Bangs Texas known for? ›

In popular culture

Bangs is the birthplace of Major League Baseball batting champion Debs Garms. The station is featured in one of Coffey Anderson's music videos titled "15 Minutes" Anderson, a country and Christian music singer, songwriter was born in Bangs, Texas.

What is Atascocita known for? ›

Atascocita is a city in Texas, United States. It has many popular attractions, including Old MacDonald's Farm, making it well worth a visit. Atascocita is a city in Texas, United States. It has many popular attractions, including Old MacDonald's Farm, making it well worth a visit.

What does the name Giddings mean? ›

The Celtic name of Giddings was derived from the rugged landscape of Wales. This old, proud name is from the Welsh personal name Gethin. According to some experts, this forename is derived from the word "cethin," which means "dusky" or "dark."

Why did people settle in Giddings? ›

Soon after the Civil War, freed slaves from farms and plantations settled in Giddings. Classes for more than 50 black students were held in a church in 1883, and the first black public school was built in 1887.

What is Stockdale TX known for? ›

Stockdale is the home of the annual Watermelon Jubilee, one of the oldest watermelon festivals in Texas. Stop in and visit us to experience small town life in South Texas.

What is Brownwood TX known for? ›

During World War II, Brownwood was home to the largest military training center in Texas, Camp Bowie. Although the camp closed soon after the war ended, it still left an indelible mark on the town that can be seen to this day.

What is Mustang Texas known for? ›

According to the Texas State History Association, Mustang was the site to several liquor stores and that adult entertainment venue in the 1990s, with a population of 35. That was up from 1987, when it had 12 people living there.

Did Atascocita flood during Harvey? ›

Based on a recreated model of the flood, 84 properties were impacted by Hurricane Harvey in September, 2017.

Is Humble and Atascocita the same? ›

Atascocita is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Humble, Texas.

Is Kingwood conservative? ›

Kingwood is a conservative, mostly residential community that takes pride in the exceptional environment it offers for raising families. The spirit of volunteerism is alive and well in Kingwood.

What nationality is the name Giddings? ›

Giddings is a locational surname derived from a group of villages in Cambridgeshire, England, called Great Gidding, Little Gidding and Steeple Gidding.

What does Marietta mean in English? ›

Meaning:beloved; rebellious; star of the sea. Inspired by the Greek María, Marietta is a feminine name with myriad meanings—each more intriguing than the last.

What does Marietta mean? ›

The name Marietta is girl's name of French origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".

Is Giddings TX safe? ›

The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Giddings is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Giddings is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Texas, Giddings has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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