On this day in 1936, rock and roll singer Roy Orbison was born in Vernon, Texas. He grew up in Wink, and while attending Wink High School he formed a country music group called the Wink Westerners.(more...)
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WALSH, TX (TRAVIS COUNTY)
WALSH, TEXAS (Travis County). Walsh was on a mail route from McNeil in northern Travis County. It was named for William Walsh of Austin, who developed an orchard in the area before 1900. No evidence of the community appeared on county highway maps in the 1940s.
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