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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

Buffalo Gap Historic Village

Complex of 15 historic structures that tell the history of the last 50 years of the Texas frontier. Visitors tour three histo...

Boomtown Breckenridge Murals

Winner of the TDA "Best Public Improvement Project" in 1999, this outstanding outdoor collection of mural art inspires the im...

Historic Murals

Located across from the Santa Fe depot, murals that depict early day transportation, from the 1840s to 1940s, are 85 feet lon...

Trails & Tales of Boomtown USA

Guided tour through historic past recalls oil-boom days with visits to oil fields, outdoor oil museum, and replica of Mabel G...

Mackenzie Park

248-acre day-use park operated by the city. Prairie Dog Town in park is one of few remaining colonies of its type in the nati...