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Sulphur Springs, Texas

The recognized Post office was first known as Bright Star, but changed its name to Sulphur Springs in 1871 for the many mineral springs in the area. Hopkins County is the leading dairy county in the southwest with some 490 dairies. Also, the area boasts extensive beef cattle production, as well as, the center for national and regional manufacturing facilities. Hopkins County Regional Civic Center Complex includes meeting rooms, theater/auditorium, livestock exhibition area, indoor rodeo arena.

The Romanesque Revival, 1894, Hopkins County courthouse is almost identical to those in Wise and Ellis Counties. The original cost of the impressive red granite and limestone structure was $75,000.

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Things to do near Sulphur Springs, TX

Historic Homes Tour

Several homes in varying architectural designs have been restored to their original charm of the 1800s. Several of the homes ...

Grapevine Lake Hunting

Hunting at the Elm Fork Project, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS Hunting permits are issued at the Lewisville Lake Project Of...

Meadowbrook Country Club

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

Benbrook Lake Boating

Benbrook Lake has boat-launching ramps in all parks and at both marinas. These boat ramps are concrete and have from one to t...