McGREGOR

Population 4,754

Altitude 713


General

Established 1882 at junction of St. Louis Narrow Gauge and Santa Fe Railroads 14 miles west of Waco. Originally named McGregor Springs in honor of Dr. G.C. McGregor. Historic downtown district dates from 1900. McGregor Mirror office displays original printing equipment used in 1883 to publish McGregor Plaindealer. Industries include Hercules naval weapons plant producing solid rocket motors and missiles, and A&M beef cattle research station.


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