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Hillsboro: Everything Within Reach Conveniently located on I-35 between Waco and Dallas/Fort Worth, Hillsboro (founded in 1881) has sensational antique shopping, over 300 historic attractions, home to four museums, quality accommodations, excellent outdoor recreation and outstanding dining.
One of the best museums in the nation, Texas Heritage Museum, located on the campus of Hill College, commemorates the experiences of Texas during war times. Roadside America (includes Old Soda Fountain, Old Country Store and Antique Cars). Hill County Courthouse and Cell Block Museum (many infamous people were jailed here) has a Willie Nelson Exhibit, county history, & Indian Artifacts. The MKT (Katy) Depot and the Historic City Hall serve as Visitors Centers each feature unique artifacts. Restored to its original grandeur after a devastating 1993 fire, the Hill County Courthouse serves as the dominant symbol for the county. A founding Main Street city, Hillsboros Historic Downtown features antiques, art, historic buildings, and unique dining choices.
From fishing to water sports, the area offers Lake Whitney for the outdoor enthusiasts. If shopping is more to your liking, Outlets at Hillsboro offers many brand name outlets stores and is located at Exit 368 on IH 35.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT THE HILLSBORO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT 1-800-HILLSBORO OR HILLSBOROCHAMBER.ORG.
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