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Lamesa, Texas

Lamesa is the seat of Dawson County at the southeast edge of the Texas High Plains, which are the southernmost extension of the Great Plains of the United States. Its name derived from Spanish "la mesa," meaning "the table," describes the flat terrain. The area economy is based on extensive oil, industrial and agricultural production, and Dawson is one of the state's largest cotton-producing counties.

Nearby lakes have game fishing and water sports. Two golf courses, swimming pool and acres of public parks provide recreation and entertainment.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Lamesa, TX

San Angelo Nature Center

In former Lake Rangers Headquarters building at Lake Nasworthy built by Works Progress Admin. Natural science and history mus...

Lake Brownwood State Park

538-acre park offers swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, camping, nature study, trailer facilities, rest rooms, shelters, cab...

Red River Speedway

Stock car races every Fri. night at 8 p.m. Apr. - Aug. Special races held throughout season. Take U.S. 287 west to F.M. 369....

Big Spring Country Club

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

Wichita Theatre & Opry House

Built in 1908, this State Historical Landmark is home to an endless variety of quality family entertainment, including live c...