Center Point: Discover a Secret Treasure in the Center of the Hill Country

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Located in the heart of the Hill Country lies Center Point, Texas, one of the largest unincorporated communities in the state of Texas with all the charm expected of the picturesque towns you come across.

Founded largely by settlers from Western Tennessee according to Wikipedia, it was once considered a bustling trade center. Today you will find secret treasures among long-standing businesses offering all the comfort and hospitality expected of a Hill Country getaway. Below are some of the one-of-kind offerings this quaint town has to offer.

Camp Verde General Store

Camp Verde

Photo: Camp Verde General Store

For over 150 years Camp Verde General Store has captured the hearts of those who venture through its doors with much history to share. Situated along the banks of Verde Creek is a treasure among the locals in the area. “Originally, the general store was established to offer goods and services to the soldiers stationed at Fort Verde, a mile to the west,” shares its website.

It’s rich in history telling the stories of the past while also being a center point to gather the family around to make new memories on its grandeur outdoor patio. Shop among its unique offerings, take in some lunch from its wide array of menu options and grab an ice-cold drink and sit a bit on their old fashioned porch welcoming all to come in and enjoy a piece of a Hill Country original. For more information visit their website at www.campverdegeneralstore.com

River Bluff Party Barn

River Bluff

Photo: River Bluff Party Barn

Looking for the perfect outdoor venue for your wedding with that old barn, rustic charm then look no further because River Bluff Party Barn is a Hill Country wedding dream come true. It’s located in downtown Center Point, Texas complete with picturesque views only found in a Hill Country town.

“The deck, porch and other outdoor areas come alive with tiny white lights after dark,” shares its website. The perfect setting for that dream outdoor wedding. You rent the facility, they provide the tables and chairs and the rest is up to you to create that whimsical ambiance inviting all your guest to share in your special day. For wedding package information and photos visit their website at riverbluffpartybarn.com

Doodlebug Designs


Photo: Facebook/Doodlebug Designs

The right message on a sign can inspire hopes and dreams to come alive through its words. Doodlebug Designs is a unique little custom shop that can create decals for anything and one-of-a-kind wood signs that will charm your socks off.

Rave reviews line the pages of their Facebook page. Another gem that calls Center Point home to its unique businesses. For more about them visit their Facebook page.

Sigoloff Ranch

Center Point

Photo: Facebook/Sigoloff Ranch

What you would call a hunter’s paradise nestled within Center Point, TX. Considered a landmark and historical place according to its FB page. Enjoy the great outdoors with the beauty of the Hill Country as your view.

Surrounded by grand acreage as far as the eye can see complete with breathtaking views and a pond to take a stroll from the main house to view. You might even see a duck or two waddling around the grounds along with some whitetail deer’s grazing among the feeders. For more photos and reviews on Sigoloff Ranch visit their Facebook page.

Rusty Pickers Trading Company


Photo: Facebook/Rusty Pickers Trading Company

A gem of an antique store located right in Center Point, go on a scavenger hunt in search of that one-of-kind vintage piece to add that special touch to your home. Get lost in the treasures you will come across from hand-made furniture, fine china, beautiful pottery, vintage lamps, to name a few. You just never know what you will find among the collectibles of various items. A decorators dream come true. For more photos and information visit their Facebook page.