Following are a sampling of businesses, places, people and events of special interest unique to Hico:

Businesses Recognized by Regional and/or National Media

Koffee Kup

Wiseman House Chocolates


Billy the Kid Related Sites

Billy the Kid Museum
The place of his death.
His last home.

Blue Star Pictoral Exhibit of Hico from 1880 to 1920

Hico City Hall

Believed to be the oldest continually functioning city hall in Texas, Hico City Hall was built in 1903. It has a vault with a safe built in the 1850's that had been purchased by the City from town founder Dr. John R. Alford for $100. A full renovation of City Hall, made possible by the generosity of local benefactor, the late Pete Jenkins, was completed in 2010.

Hico Crater

Midland Hotel


Bobby Kerr, Champion Horse Trainer & Artist

"Brushy Bill" Roberts, AKA Billy the Kid

Clinton W. Russell, Brigadier Gen'l, Army Air Forces

Cody Ohl Roping in Reno

Cody Ohl, Tie-Down Roping Champion

Dalton Tankersley, Fiddle Maker

Don Edwards, Cowboy Balladeer

Frances Hellums Hudspeth, Museum Curator

Hayes Perkins, Wandering Journalist

Lewis B. Miller, Early 20th Century Author

James Rice, Author/Illustrator of Children's Books

Jerry McAdams, Western Artist

Kal Segrist, Pro Baseball Player & Coach

Mary Billings, Pioneer Texas Universalist Missionary

Mitch Williams, Pro Baseball Pitcher

Robert Lee Thornton, Mayor of Dallas

W.C. Perry, Dean of Students, Baylor

William F. Garrison, Maj. Gen'l [Black Hawk Down]

Zora Fiedler, Dean, Baylor School of Nursing


Billy the Kid Day Car Show

Billy the Kid IBC Sanctioned BBQ Cook Off

Hico Antique Fair

Hico Old Settlers Days

Six Man Super Saturday Football

Texas Steak Cook Off



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