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Whitesboro, Texas

In 1848, Ambrose B. White arrived in Whitesboro and established White's Westview Inn that became a stagecoach stop along the western route for the Butterfield Overland Mail Company. White was elected mayor after the city was incorporated in 1873. Whitesboro is in western Grayson County on U.S. 82 and one of the key cities to recreational activities at Lake Texoma and Lake Ray Roberts. The city serves the needs of lake visitors with shopping for everything from antiques to zucchini.

The annual Peanut Festival on the 3rd Saturday of October honors area peanut farmers.

The Younger-Sullivan House was built in 1889. The ornate Victorian home is available for local receptions and for tours with appointment. Numerous historical markers are also situated in the area

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Whitesboro, TX

Bosque Valley Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Wiley & Son Exotic Game & Gun Ranch

Longhorn cattle, exotic animals and thousands of old and new guns on display at the Wiley & Son Exotic Game & Gun Ranch....

Burleson County Czech Heritage Museum

This small, but rich, museum focuses on the history and culture of the Czech people, and to assist the public in understandin...

Lewisville Lake Boating

The Elm Fork Project has several boat ramps for public use. At some Corps boat ramps there is a $3.00 per day fee to use the ...