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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

National Mule Memorial

What better place for a monument to mules than this uniquely named town? Mules pulled the covered wagons west, plowed the fir...

Square House Museum

One of the most attractive small museums in state. Displays and dioramas interpret the history, natural history, and art of t...

Lake Meredith Camping/Parks

This area is experiencing a drought which may affect fishing and boat ramp access. Use the phone numbers provided below to ch...

Coleman Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Heritage Museum

Pioneer and Indian artifacts, art exhibits, and displays of local history and early West Texas. Houses the world's largest co...