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Poteet, Texas

Poteet is called the "Strawberry Capital of Texas" and is located in the center of a truck-farming region. Poteet is home to extensive ranching, dairying, production of peanuts, hay and forage grains.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

World's Largest Strawberry

Celebrating the distinction of producing 40 percent of Texas' strawberries is a monument to the favorite fruit. Giant replica is seven feet tall and weighs 1,600 pounds. Also monument of Poteet Canyon, Steve Canyon comic strip character named for city.

Poteet, TX Uniques

Things to do near Poteet, TX

Orange Grove Area Museum

Historic artifacts and other memorabilia recall the history and German influence in the area. Exhibits include a replica of a...

Tips Park

Thirty-one acre park one mile west off Texas 72 on Frio River. Camping, fishing, and picnic areas. ...

Weslaco Business-Visitor Center

Where to stay, what to eat, local attractions, events, historical sites, and recreational ideas....

Library and Museum

Museum exhibits the Wade House Indian artifact collection and City and County memorabilia. ...

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

About 2,000 acres of thick, brushy growth, typical of Valley before agricultural development. Preserves and protects abundant...