Lamar County Texas Online Resources and Information
Lamar County Station Texas
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* = unincorporated
The County of Lamar in the State of Texas
Gently rolling hills, open spaces, wooded areas, lakes, the beautiful Culbertson Fountain and a 65 foot tall Eiffel Tower with a cowboy hat are just some of the reasons to visit the cities and towns in Lamar County Texas. Friendly people, cultural events, historic places, scenic views, and recreational areas, are sure to entertain, delight and keep you coming back for more.
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If you live here or are just planning a visit, you can locate all the resources and information you need for each city. Our focus is on the businesses in the cities. If you find it in the "Resources by City," it is in that city. If what you are looking for isn't where you thought it should be, use our search to locate it. We also provide directions and weather information for each city as well as local news. Come on in! Let us show you around!
Business, Tourists and Tourism
Traveling in the County of Lamar is a wonderful experience. Flowers, trees and clean, fresh air make Lamar the place to have your business meeting or vacation. Motels, Camping and RV parks as well as meeting and event facilities are here to serve you. Our Tourist & Tourism section will help you locate these amenities. Photos and history on each city will help you learn about us.
It is our goal to provide you with information and resources for Lamar County Texas, its cities, businesses and communities. As a tourist, event planner or citizen, knowing what is available is important. Whatever your capacity, we hope you will agree that this is the best place to locate information, news and weather resources you need. If we have, or haven't, met our goal, or if you know of a web site that should be here, let us know. When you visit a business found here, let them know where you found them.
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Lamar County Information
Lamar is one of 254 counties in the state of Texas. It covers some 932 square miles. About 15 square miles of this is water.
The County of Lamar is located in Northeast Texas on the Oklahoma border. About 100 miles northeast of Dallas. The center of Lamar County is located about 33°39´45" north longitude, 95°32´52" west longitude. That is pretty close to the intersection of Hwy 82 and 271.
Major highways include U.S. Highway 82, U.S. Highway 271, State Highway 19 and State Highway 24.
The Texas Constitution makes counties functional agents of the state. At the heart of each is the Commissioners Court, headed by a County Judge. The Commissioners Court oversees the general business of the county.
Climate and Weather
We have our cold and hot times of the year, but the general climate is humid sub-tropical, according to the experts.
If you like the outdoors and a place that actually has seasons, you will probably like it here. The high in the summer is generally in the 90's and the low in the winter is normally above freezing. Of course, there are exceptions. :)
Good education is always a concern. The County of Lamar, Tx. is served by Chisum, Fannindel, Honey Grove, North Lamar, Paris, Prairiland, and Roxton ISDs. Some of the districts serve only small parts of Lamar County. Check our "Resources by City" for the school system that serves the city you are interested in.
For higher education there is the Junior College (PJC) to serve you.
Please see the Tourist & Tourism page for local rent-a-car companies, taxi services and other travel planning.
Trains and Railroads
If you are interested in railroads and trains, go to Lamar County Texas Trains. Learn about railroads in Lamar County Texas and trains in general.
There are a wide variety of interesting places for you to enjoy. Look in our Tourists & Tourism area to find web sites of merchants and points of interest. The city pages also list businesses and places that might help you in planning your stay. If you are wanting a place to meet that isn't in a stuffy building, take a look at Pat Mayse Lake.
A county without news would be boring indeed. Not all of the news is good, but our News page gives a good overview of what is happening in the news for the County of Lamar.
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