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Big Spring, Texas

Big Spring, TX  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Big Spring is in Howard County. The county seat is Big Spring.

Major ancestry groups reported by Big Spring residents include:

· Mexican - 33%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 10%
· Irish - 8%
· German - 8%
· English - 7%
· Black or African American - 5%
· Scotch-Irish - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Italian - 1%
· Spanish - 1%
· Dutch - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· South American - 1%
· European - 1%

Former names for Big Spring include:
· Baptizing Hole
· Drowning Hole
· Swimming Hole

For more detail about place names in the Big Spring area, consult 1001 Texas Place Names, Fred Tarpley
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