The county of Milam, located in the east-central region of the Texas state, was organized in 1837 and was named after Benjamin Rush Milam, a Texas Revolution warrior and a pioneer settler in the area. This county has been economically dependent on its agriculture, cattle-ranching, and oil production industries. It also features great historical sites and landmarks such as the Milam County Railroad Museum, where you can view a fantastic scale model of the “Old Town Cameron” and see its 40x30 foot train display. You can also shop at Nethery’s Antiques’ store, or stroll down and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Red Hills Lake. Furthermore, this county offers a variety of food selection from steaks, seafood, barbecues, and other Mexican and Italian specialties.