The town began with a store established for buffalo hunters; today, the Sweetwater Commercial Historic District is in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Nolan County Coliseum Complex features livestock shows, rodeos and the "Jaycees World's Largest Rattlesnake Roundup" in March. The Nolan County Fair is in October. (220 Coliseum Drive. 325/235-3484. nolancc.com).
Sweetwater is a gateway to the Texas Forts Trail. Nolan County is home to one of the largest wind farms in the United States. The turbines stand 262 feet tall and are visible from I-20 and Texas 70.
810 E. Broadway.