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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

Van Zandt Country Club

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

Nacona Lake Fishing

In early spring and winter, big bass can be caught deep on rocky ledges off the face of the dam. Spring fish are normally sha...

Frontier Gallery

A unique western art gallery and proud licensee of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. Fine limited-edition prints, scu...

Ridgewood Country Club

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