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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

Buddy Holly Center

No visit to Lubbock is complete without a stop to view the most comprehensive permanent exhibition dedicated to the life and ...

Hangar 25 Air Museum

In 1942, Hangar 25 was constructed to support training of World War II bombardiers at the Big Spring Army Air Corps Bombardie...

Cross Plains Public Library

The library houses a large collection of Robert E. Howard first edition books as well as original manuscripts and Weird Tales...

Fairway Oaks Country Club

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

Grace Museum

Comprised of the Fine Arts Museum, Abilene Historical Museum, and the Children's Museum, all are in the historic Grace Hotel,...