This small town in Central Texas is known for its Norwegian culture and the famous Gap Tractor Salvage
Norwegian immigrants started settling in the area towards the end of the 19th century. They built a number of historic Lutheran Churches with perhaps the most famous being the Rock Church outside of town. Many of the current residents of the town are direct descendants of the original settlers, and examples of the Norwegian culture can still be found today.
Once a year, at the end of November, the Cranfills Gap High School hosts the Lutefisk celebration, a large dinner featuring a foul-smelling and tasteless fish from Norway. Entertainment includes Norwegian folk dancing and music.
Aside from the Norwegian culture, this town is one of a group of quiet small towns in the area with a population of around 300. It is a relaxing place to live with nice people and a beautiful countryside.