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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Decatur, TX

Sycamore Creek Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Tenison Park -The Highlands

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Cavanaugh Flight Museum

The Cavanaugh Flight Museum chronicles history from World Wars I & II and Korea. You'll see aircraft refurbished to the condi...

Johnson County Courthouse

The Johnson County Courthouse,built in 1912 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features an open r...