About VictoriaVictoria, in an area originally settled in 1685 by French explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, was organized by the Spanish and in 1824 named for a Mexican president, Guadalupe Victoria. The first military capital of the new republic was established here after the Battle of San Jacinto. The city is now a leading cattle market and the home of several petrochemical plants.
Visitor Centers Victoria Convention and Visitors Bureau 700 N. Main St. Victoria, TX 77901. Phone:(361)485-3116 or (800)926-5774
Things to Do Museum of the Coastal Bend
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