Texas Living

The Winner of the “Best Hometown in Texas” Is…


There are over 1,200 cities in Texas. We wanted to know whose hometown was the best.

The incentive? Texas-inspired house décor. Because no matter where your hometown is, we all need an excuse to add a little more Texan pride to our home!

We’ve seen the submissions and tallied up the votes. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and give a big round of applause (or salute, if that’s your style) to the town you voted for—the best hometown in Texas!


Person who submitted the city: Donna Leath

Their quote about the city: “Splendora, Texas where a kid can be a kid……..”

# of Likes winner received: 68

Population: 1,655

How does it feel being from the best hometown in Texas?

I feel blessed to be from the best hometown in Texas. Splendora is a small wonderful community. I have had 3 kids graduate from Splendora and 2 more to go. Everyone is truly amazing and comes together in time of need, truely a blessing to raise my kids here.

How long have you lived there?

I have lived in this community for 10 years and everyone truly makes you feel right at home in the community. Love the small town feeling.

If I were planning a trip there, what would you recommend I do?

I would definitely recommend visiting one of our games for some Wildcat Pride.

What are the best eateries there?

Splendora Cafe for some home style cooking.

What is a fun fact about this special city?

To be so small we have HUGE hearts and a great community we welcome everyone with open arms. 

Any last words?

I want to thank Texas Farm Bureau Insurance for the opportunity and have been with you for 10 years and love our Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Agent Frank Holliday we have our Auto, Home Owners and Life Insurance all with him and anytime anything is needed he is always ready to help. Look forward to many more years with you.