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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Sulphur Springs, TX

Air Combat

Flight simulators allow visitors to experience the thrill of being military fighter pilots. Simulators are actual jet aircraf...

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...

Legends of the Game Baseball Museum and Children's Learning Center

Located at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, this 17,000 sq. ft. baseball museum features baseball uniforms, balls, equipment, p...

Shady Valley Golf Club

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