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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

Fairfield Lake Widlife Viewing

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Old Fort Graham

A U.S. military post was established in 1849 at Fort Graham. As the line of settlement moved westward, the need for the fort ...

Ameriquest Field in Arlington

Ameriquest Field, the home of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club, has been called the best baseball facility in the Major League...

Ridglea Country Club -South

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