Marble Falls, originally named for the marble that was quarried nearby, has been through a few name changes. It started out as Marble City in 1840. In 1883, the new postmaster renamed the town Wilcockson, which was his own surname. It’s most known for the name it acquired in 1966, Dogpatch.
Dogpatch USA was a former theme park based on the comic strip Li’l Abner, created by cartoonist Al Capp and set in a fictional village called Dogpatch. The town switched to the name Marble Falls after the theme park went defunct.
This unincorporated community lies along National Scenic 7 Byway between Harrison and Jasper. Marble Falls has cozy cottages and cabins to use as a home base to all of the outdoor opportunities that abound in the area.