Terrell Population- 13,606 Altitude. 530


First settlers in this area came in 1848; the town was organized about 1873 when the railroad was built through the area.  Currently a banking-market center for agricultural areas featuring cotton, beef cattle and dairying;  33 local industries include garments, steel, aluminum, plastic and wood fabrication.  Home of Southwestern Christian College and Trinity Valley Junior College, accredited junior colleges.


Cedar Creek, Tawakoni, and Ray Hubbard. 

Silent Wings Museum-

Dedicated to airborne personnel of WW II with special emphasis on the role of glider pilots.  One exhibit is one of only two restored WW II 15-place CG-4A transport gliders.  Also Link Trainers, combat photos, uniforms, weapons and memorabilia of WW II era.  Many VCR tapes of gliders in action.  Open Tues. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. noon - 5 p.m.  At municipal airport, 2 mi. north of I-20 via Texas 34 (Exit 501) and Airport Rd.

Terrell Heritage Museum-

Historical items of local history.  In Carnegie building built in 1904 that served as a public library until 1984.  Art exhibits on first floor, historical museum upstairs.  Usually open Wed. & Sun. 1:30 - 5 p.m.; for information, 214/563-5703.  207 N Frances St. 



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