The community of Ziler existed briefly during the 1870s north of the site of present Big Spring in central Howard County. Situated on Christopher C. Slaughter's ranchland, the small settlement served for a time as a rural mail station.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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