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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

Dilue Rose Harris House Museum

Made of unusual Tabby construction, the Dilue Rose Harris House Museum is as important for its architecture as for the person...

Texas Star Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days...

Purtis Creek Lake

Purtis Creek State Recreation Area is a 1,533-acre park that includes the 355-acre Purtis Creek Lake. Following its construct...

L.B. Houston Municipal Golf Course

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