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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

Wichita Theatre & Opry House

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

Post Office Mural

National and Post Office history depicted in 6- by 10-foot mural of postage stamps. Seven years and some 12,000 stamps were r...

Levelland Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

LaRita Theater

A beautifully restored theatre with professional and amateur stage productions produced by Dalhart Community Theatre. ...

Historic Orient-Santa Fe Depot

The history of railroading in West Texas comes alive at the old depot. In addition to housing the Railway Museum of San Angel...