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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

Historic Murals

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

Helium Monument

Six Story stainless steel time column erected 1968 commemorates the unusual natural element found near here in world's greate...

Museum of the Plains

General history exhibits of the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles; railroad depot, old store, pioneer home from Ochiltree, covere...

O.C. Fisher Lake Fishing

A low-oxygen fish kill in summer 2004 eliminated most fish populations in O.C. Fisher. TPWD has stocked adult largemouth bass...

The Plex Entertainment Center

Features go-karts, bumper boats, video arcade, two 18-hole miniature golf courses, and more. Fun for young and old....