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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

Lake Whitney Golf & Tennis Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Chappell Hill Historic District

This lovely country setting in downtown Chappell Hill offers a Visitor's Center in the restored Providence Baptist Church Par...

Royal Oaks Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Downtown Brenham's Historic District

The shopping is great in downtown Brenham! Recognized as a National Register District for three consecutive years, dow...

Aquilla Lake Hunting

Aquilla lake will now be included in Whitney's hunting program. Aquilla's 4000 acre hunt program was managed in the past by T...