Chamber of Commerce, Railroad Avenue and Seventh Street, P.O. Box 577, Ballinger, TX 76821, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.ballingertx.org, 915-365-2333, FAX 915-365-3445
O. H. Ivie Reservoir twenty miles southeast on FM 1929, east of Hwy. 83
Ballinger City Lake, located along historical Elm Creek, features a public swimming pool, playground equipment, picnic area with outdoor cooking facilities, hiking and bike trails, RV hookups, fishing.
Points of Interest
1909 Carnegie Library is one of thirty-four library buildings funded by Andrew Carnegie and one of only four still in use as a public library.
Restored Railroad Depot
Charles H. Noyes Statue, courthouse, sculptured by Pompeo Coppini, dedicated to the "Spirit of the Texas Cowboy."
The Cross, erected by the Jim and Doris Studen Family in 1993
Veterans Memorial on Courthouse Square
April: Texas State Festival of Ethnic Cultures
and Arts & Crafts Show, held on the "largest landscaped courthouse
lawn in the state," features Colorado River Bike Fest, ethnic food
booths, handmade arts and crafts, live entertainment, and a dance on
Concho Park Inc., Lake Ivie, 915-357-4466
Beefmaster Steakhouse, 1608 Broadway, 915-365-2424
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