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Decatur, Texas

Selected as the townsite and seat of Wise County 1856, Decatur was first known as Taylorsville. The famous Butterfield Overland Mail Route passed through town in the mid-1800s. Decatur is the site of the trial and hanging of five Peace Party conspirators in 1862.

Fishing and camping north off F.M. 730 on Black Creek Lake is available in the Caddo National Grasslands.

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Things to do near Decatur, TX

Hank Haney Golf Ranch

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Westridge Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Milam Calaboose

Located across from the Milam County Historical Museum housed in the historic jail, the bid to build the 1862 calaboose was a...