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Carthage, Texas

Carthage became the seat of Panola (an Indian word for cotton) County in 1848 when 100 acres were donated for the townsite. Today, Carthage is a center for gas and oil processing, petrochemicals, lumber mills, chicken processing, and small industries.

Carthage is also the birthplace of Tex Ritter and Jim Reeves.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Reeves Memorial

A life-sized statue of Jim Reeves commemorates the Panola County native who became one of America's best loved country-Western singers, who died in a plane crash in 1964. Member of Country Music Hall of Fame; millions of records to his credit. Memorial is three miles east of downtown on U.S. 79

Carthage, TX Memorials


Panola County Historical Jail Museum

Historical building; La Grone Family History Center;

Carthage, TX Museums


Carthage Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Carthage, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Carthage, TX

Martin Creek Lake Fishing Report

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Harmony Hill Ghost Town

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Kirby-Hill House Museum

Built in 1902 by timber tycoon John Henry Kirby for his brother James. The house was occupied by his family for 85 years. The...

Bentwater Yacht & Country Club -Miller

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...