Montgomery, Texas has a history that long predates the surrounding county that shares its name. The sleepy little town may seem quaint and demure, but it is actually one of the oldest towns in Texas. And with anything that’s been around for that length of time, there are bound to be a few stories to tell.
Here are a few lesser known facts about the sleepy little Town of Montgomery, so we can get to know the Texan institution just a little bit better.
8. Montgomery, TX Has Alabama Roots
The town was named by John Wyatt Moody and W.W. Shepard in 1826. Shepard would come to own the first store in Montgomery and named the city after his home county in Alabama.
7. Montgomery Used to be the County Seat
When the Montgomery County was first…