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Groom, Texas

Groom was named for an early cattleman, B.B. Groom. The town site was laid off in 1903 near the Chicago, Rock Island, and Gulf Railroad in the southeastern corner of Carson County.

Farming and ranching are the primary agribusiness products, and the area also has resources from oil and gas. Be sure to visit the Blessed Mary Restaurant, the non-profit eatery with only a jug for a cash register and all proceeds are donated to charities. Located off I-40 on exit 112.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ

Standing tall above the flat prairie is a cross 190 feet tall which can be seen for almost 20 miles. The arms of the cross are 110 ft. wide. The structure weighs 2-1/2 million pounds (including foundation). At the intersection if I-40 and F.M. 295

Groom, TX Shrines

Things to do near Groom, TX

Rolling Plains Mule Train Association

A group of area residents who for many years maintained mule teams and covered wagons for old-fashioned rides across the plai...

The Cross

Rising 100 feet from the rolling prairie, The Cross was built by the Jim and Doris Studer family in 1993. It measures 70 feet...

Big Spring State Park

343-acre park contains dance pavilion, playground, picnic sites, jogging and nature trails, and prairie dog town. Regular and...

Lake Creek Golf Course

The golf course is located about 2 miles east of Munday on Highway 222. It can be played as either a 9 or 18 hole course....

Old Opera House

Built in 1904, structure was cultural and social center and housed bank. Later used as store, school, post office and hotel. ...