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Pampa, Texas

As the seat of Gray County, Pampa was founded in 1888 on the Santa Fe Railroad, and was named from the Spanish word pampas meaning plains.

Today Pampa is a city of beautiful churches, large parks and fine homes. Thirty-two municipal parks on tree-shaded draws give a spacious air to the plains city. Pampa is an oil field supply point with allied industries, a marketing center for agricultural and livestock-raising area, and an industrial center provide a diversified economy.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Pampa, TX

Ranching Heritage Center

History of ranching told through 35 authentic structures moved to this 16-acre site: bunkhouse, barn, dugout, windmills, ranc...

Frontier Texas!

Friendly travel counselors and travel information kiosks are ready to assist in your discovery of Abilene, the TexasForts Tra...

XIT Historical Museum

Wealth of exhibits include XIT Ranch, railroad antiques, Indian artifacts, frontier firearms, cowboy clothing, saddles and ta...

Amarillo Zoo

Zoo features a herd of bison grazing on a 20-acre range, plus other animals of the High Plains, and a special "Texotic" exhib...

Knox County Museum

Barbed-wire collection and other relics from early settlers on view in county courthouse, which was built in 1936 to replace ...