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Lamesa, Texas

Lamesa is the seat of Dawson County at the southeast edge of the Texas High Plains, which are the southernmost extension of the Great Plains of the United States. Its name derived from Spanish "la mesa," meaning "the table," describes the flat terrain. The area economy is based on extensive oil, industrial and agricultural production, and Dawson is one of the state's largest cotton-producing counties.

Nearby lakes have game fishing and water sports. Two golf courses, swimming pool and acres of public parks provide recreation and entertainment.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Lamesa, TX

Willow Creek Golf Center

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

American Quarter Horse Heritage Center and Museum

Museum features many hands-on and interactive exhibits, video presentations, artifacts, and live demonstrations on the histor...

Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Organized in 1982, the museum serves to preserve the history of the county and, as custodian of this history, it conducts edu...

City Park

Facilities include overnight camping, swimming pool, nine-hole golf course, tennis courts....

Presbyterian Building

Former Presbyterian church was built in 1911 and is marked by a state historical marker. It was designed after St. Peter's Ca...