La Salle
South Texas Plains
2010 Census - Unknown
2000 Census - 35
Artesia Wells, Texas
Artesia Wells Texas History:
Artesia Wells takes its name from the artesian wells in the area. It was originally called Bart and was a stop on the International-Great Northern Railroad. Platted in 1907, it was one of several new communities developed in the “Winter Garden” region when the development of irrigation opened the area to farming. The town grew slowly until after World War II when it began a slow decline. When IH-35 was constructed through the town, many of the buildings were torn down or moved back to make room for the highway. Artesia Wells is located at the junction of RR 133 and IH-35, 19 miles north of Encinal, approximately 8 miles south of Cotulla, and 58 miles northeast of Laredo, Texas.
Immaculate Conception Church Parish Hall Bingo, Tuesdays in Asherton:
Bingo is on Tuesday evenings at 7pm. (830) 468-3343. The church is located at 579 Crockett Street in Asherton, Texas. Asherton Area Map
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church Parish Hall Bingo, Mondays in Carrizo Springs:
Bingo is held on Monday evenings beginning at 7pm. (830) 876-2239. 1003 N. 6th Street, Carrizo Springs, Texas 78834. Carrizo Springs Area Map
St. Michael's Church Parish Hall, Thu & Fri & Sun, in Big Wells:
Bingo is every Thursday and Friday evening beginning at 7pm, and every Sunday evening at 6pm. (830) 457-0200. 250 Commerce Street, Big Wells, Texas 78830. Big Wells Area Map 
Farrell’s Olive Orchard, Artesia Wells:
One of the oldest olive orchards in Texas, it sells and propagates Arbequina starter trees. After growing 13 varieties of olive trees, Jerry Farrell believes the Arbequina is the best cultivar for the state because it is cold resistant and heat tolerant. Jerry is also a partner in the Texas Olive Ranch between Carrizo Springs and Asherton. (832) 250-4764. 8942 S. IH-35, Artesia Wells, TX 78104.
Texas Olive Ranch, Carrizo Springs-Asherton:
They grow Arbenquina Olives and sell 100% Pure Texas Extra Virgin Olive Oil, balsamic vinegar, stuffed olives, dry martini mix, and olive soaps at the Austin Farmers’ Market and other locations. Short of time, they do not offer formal tours, but call and they will try to arrange for someone to meet with you. (214) 325-5787. Texas Olive Ranch is located on FM 1557 at La Maritita CR, between Carrizo Springs and Asherton, Texas. Watch for the big sign on the fence, the big olive trees and a waving Texas flag.
Lodging in Carrizo Springs is available at the Texan Inn, 2300 N. 1st Street; (830) 876-9090.
Annual El Monstruo del Monte Big Game Contest, Dilley:
This contest is sponsored by DF & G Wildlife Supply in Dilley, Texas. 350 South Main Street, Dilley, Texas 78017. (830) 965-1622. (830) 965-3460. 
Annual La Salle County Wild Hog Cook-Off & Fair, 2nd Weekend in March:
Activities include a children’s science fair, a pet parade, a Little Mr. and Miss LaSalle contest, the Miss LaSalle County Fair Queen contest, a children’s poster and essay contest, arts and crafts and fine arts contests, a food contest, the Wild Hog Cook-off, a livestock show, and a rodeo. RV rental space is available. (830) 879-2852. P.O. Box 553, Cotulla, Texas 78014. This event is held at the Alexander Memorial Fair Grounds on SH 97 East. Contact the Museum by Email.
Annual Cotulla-LaSalle County Chamber of Commerce Hunter's Extravaganza, Nov:
This one day event shows appreciation to LaSalle County hunters. The winners of the previous year’s El Monstruo del Monte Big Buck Contest are announced at the event. Other activities include inside and outdoor vendors and entertainment. Tickets include a meal and one drink. This event is held at the A B Alexander Convention Center at 290 North IH-35. (830) 879-2326. (800) 256-2326.
Annual El Monstruo del Monte Big Game Contest, Dilley:
This contest is sponsored by DF & G Wildlife Supply in Dilley, Texas. 350 South Main Street, Dilley, Texas 78017. (830) 965-1622. (830) 965-3460.