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Waco, home of Chip & Joanna Gains Magnolia Market at the Silos! Average 25,000 visitors weekly.....
Waco Is Situated On The I-35 Corridor Between Dallas/Ft Worth And Austin(State Capital). Waco Is The Seat of McLennan County(Pop 251,147). Three Institutions Of Higher Learning Within Waco Include Baylor University(Est. Enrollment 17,217), McLennan Community College(Est. Enrollment 8,800), & Texas State Technical College(Est. Enrollment 4,000).
The town of Waco was built around the Waco Suspension Bridge, which was a crucial crossing of the Brazos River upon completion in 1870. Today, downtown Waco is relatively small when compared to other larger Texas cities, such as Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, or even Fort Worth, El Paso, or Austin.
Waco's 416-acre Cameron Park has some of the most technical and challenging mountain bike trails in Texas.
The Waco Riverwalk includes appx 7 miles of lighted trails along both banks of the Brazos River. It stretches from Baylor University to Cameron Park and passes underneath the Waco Suspension Bridge.
Lake Waco, 12 square miles of surface water, is located within the city limits of Waco. The lake provides year round amenities include fishing, boating & swimming activities.
Waco boasts several golf courses including Cottonwood Creek, Twin Rivers, Ridgewood CC and Lake Waco Golf & CC. Numerous charity golf tournaments are held locally each year.
The Heart of Texas Soccer Complex includes some 28 acres. Children of all ages compete on its 23 fields. Across the street, Airport Road hosts another 19 acres of land. The facility includes 5 adult fields, 2 parking lots and restroom facilities.
The Dubl-R Fields @ Riverbend Ballpark are Waco's premier softball & baseball facility. It sits on the Brazos River and features 8 fields. The park fills with hundreds of players each weekend from youth softball/baseball to adult softball tournaments.