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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Want to know the history,pictures of Willis,Texas?

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  • James
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    1 decade ago
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    According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km²), all of it land.

    The town was once famous for the tobacco and cigars that were made in the city. The city also was an important train stop because of the tobacco produced. Willis has raised many college athletes and is the home of ex-NFL player Michael Bishop. The town also raised Ira Brown current Gonzaga University Basketball player. Many baseball players form Willis High have also been drafted into the MLB. The town is a typical southern town where dreams and expectations are rarely met and the whole town knows when some one has achieved something. The city area is growing rapidly. The town has several places that define the city including Blair's grocery store, Leroy's BBQ, Todd's School of Merit, The city baseball fields and park, Berton A. Yates stadium, and los pericos Mexican restaurant.Watch out for big s.u.v's and truck's.

    http://www.hometownusa.com/tx/history/Willis.html

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