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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

Northeast Texas Children's Museum

The Northeast Texas Children's Museum is a 15,000-square foot facility that allows children many different experiences within...

L.B. Houston Municipal Golf Course

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

Henderson County Historical Museum

Vintage and antique memorabilia are displayed in the 1896 Faulk-Gauntt building. The first floor exhibits of the Henderson Co...

First United Methodist Church of Cameron

This congregation began as part of the early Methodist missionary effort in Texas. A camp meeting was held in Milam County in...

Bluebonnet Country

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