ABOUT OUR TOWN
Originally founded in 1835, Independence is a community steeped in rich Texas history. Once the wealthiest city in Texas due to the number of cotton plantations that surrounded it, Independence has since entered a slow decline. The decrease in wealth began after refusing to let the Santa Fe railroad pass through the town; losses during the civil war; and the loss of Baylor University, which has since READ MORE...
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