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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

Stonebridge Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...

Oak Hollow Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Nacona Lake Fishing

In early spring and winter, big bass can be caught deep on rocky ledges off the face of the dam. Spring fish are normally sha...

Milam Calaboose

Located across from the Milam County Historical Museum housed in the historic jail, the bid to build the 1862 calaboose was a...

Ellison's Greenhouses

Ellison's Greenhouses is the only commercial wholesale greenhouse operation in the state that allows the public to tour its w...