Hico (/ˈhaɪkoʊ/, HY-koh) is a small city located in Hamilton County in Central Texas. The population was 1,379 at the 2010 census. The town motto is "Where Everybody Is Somebody!" Named for its founder's unincorporated hometown in Calloway County in southwestern Kentucky near Murray, just north of the Tennessee state boundary, Hico's original location was on Honey Creek. When the Texas Central line (part of the historic Katy Railroad) was built nearby, the citizens moved 2.5 miles to the rail line. Hico was incorporated in 1883 and became the Hamilton County shipping center. Over the years, it became a cattle and cotton market. Today, ranching and tourism dominate the local economy. In 1903, Kentucky-based evangelist Mordecai Ham held the first of his seventy-five Texas revival meetings in Hico. There were 150 professions of faith in Jesus Christ.Wikipedia
Is Hico in United States on your travel bucket list? This online travel guide is all you need to have before planning your trip. The nearest major city to Hico is Fort Worth. Fort Worth is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Sixth Floor Museum, Dealey Plaza, The Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas Arboretum And Botanical Gardens. Also, to reach Hico, you'll have to take a flight to Fort Worth; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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