This town is named for early rancher, Don Francisco Flores de Abrego, who established his ranch about six miles northwest in 1832. In 1833, the nucleus of the present town was founded on land donated by the Flores family. It became the Wilson County seat in 1883.
Annual events include the Peanut Festival held the second weekend in October and Market Days in May.
The Dewees Remschel House depicts the history of a ranch that played a significant role in Wilson County. It includes period furnishings. Call 830/393-3385 to schedule a tour.