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Pilot Point, Texas

Pilot Point was settled near the site of a large post oak grove which was a prominent landmark for pioneer travelers and a lookout point for the Native Americans. Dripping Spring, just north of the grove, encouraged settlement, as did the rich rolling black land prairies. The public square of Pilot Point was plotted and laid out by George Newcomb on Christmas Day, 1854. Goods were hauled from Jefferson to supply the needs of the community until the Texas and Pacific built to the city.

Today, Pilot Point is the center for agriculture and varied businesses. A city-wide effort to preserve buildings on the Historic Courthouse Square, built between 1870s and 1890s, has resulted in Pilot Point being chosen as a Texas Main Street City. Visitors can find antique shops, cafes and the historic City Hall downtown. A monument has also been erected at the site of the founding of the Church of the Nazarene.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sharkarosa Wild Life Ranch

Our mission is to provide the North Texas community with the opportunity to experience rare and endangered exotic wildlife in a unique and personal setting. What better way to learn about conservation than by seeing it up close and hands on! Our 126

Pilot Point, TX Wildlife Parks

Black Mustang Ranch

Horse rentals in Pilot Point, Texas. You will not know what you've been missing here at Lake Ray Roberts until you hit the trails with us. This is the best-kept secret in North Texas. Lots of sandy trails and spectacular views of the prettiest lake around. We'

Pilot Point, TX Equestrian Trails

Things to do near Pilot Point, TX

Ray Roberts Lake WMA

The Ray Roberts Lake WMA has 40,920 acres located in Denton, Cooke and Grayson counties, just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth ...

Carswell Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Downtown Brenham's Historic District

The shopping is great in downtown Brenham! Recognized as a National Register District for three consecutive years, dow...

Grand Prairie Municipal Golf Course -White/Blue

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Penn Farm Agricultural History Center

The Penn Farm Agricultural History Center depicts farming right before and after World War II when there was a change in agri...