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Shamrock, Texas

Shamrock was established as a post office in 1890 at the dugout home of George Nichels, an Irish sheep rancher. It was Incorporated in 1911 and oil was discovered in 1926, with highly productive natural gas wells in recent decades. Cattle, agriculture, tourism, oil and gas are the primary economic factors. During seasons, hunters take quail, mourning dove, wild turkey and deer.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Shamrock, TX

Lake Mineral Wells State Park & Trailway

2,853 acres of post-oak woodlands and grassy meadows surround 673-acre Lake Mineral Wells; extensive day-use picnic facilitie...

Texas Water Rampage

Water theme park for swimming, splashing, tubing, water slides, also go-carts....

Silver Falls Park

One of the finest roadside parks on Texas highway system, about four miles east on U.S. 82, where White River crosses the rou...

Comanche Trail Municipal Golf Course -Tomahawk

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Yoakum County Park

A party house and RV campsites are available for a small rental fee. The park also features an 18-hole golf course. Six miles...