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So, There Is a Town in Texas Called Earth, and the Pun-Fun Can Officially Start NOW!

Offbeat  (tags: Earth, Texas, William E. Halsell )

- 1142 days ago -
Earth was established by William E. Halsell, who laid out the townsite in 1924. Originally Halsell named the city Fairlawn, but in 1925 it was renamed Earth when it was learned that there was already a town in Texas by the name of Fairlawn.


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Maggie D (69)
Sunday May 1, 2016, 3:28 pm
"Where on earth are you from?"

Animae C (509)
Sunday May 1, 2016, 9:55 pm
i like it!
Would really like my address to be somewhere on Earth : )
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