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Somerville Texas

The City of Somerville is located in Central Texas, 80 miles N. of Houston, 65 miles E. of Austin, 25 miles W. of College Station (Home of Texas A&M University), 15 miles N. of Brenham (Home of Blinn College and Blue Bell Ice Cream) and 16 S. of Caldwell. Somerville was formed in 1882 when Santa Fe Railroad established a strategic switching yard and railroad tie plant. Today Somerville is a major recreational resort nested between the Hill Country and Piney Woods.