Lamar County Texas Online Resources and Information

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  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!

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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.

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Our goal!

  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.


Moving to Lamar County? These resources should help:


Lamar County Texas
 Contact list of County Officials and general information about Lamar County Texas.
Lamar County Water Supply District (LCWSD)
 Map to the Lamar County Water Supply office with address and phone number
Lamar Electric Cooperative
 Electricity for you. They can help you get the lights on. :)
Cox Airport
 Cox Airport serves the Lamar County / Northeast Texas region as a business service.
City of Paris EMS - Lamar County
 Paris EMS is responsible for all 9-1-1 emergency medical calls and all non-emergency transfers to, from and in Lamar County.
Lamar County Appraisal District
 Property Tax and Appraisal Search by owner name, property address, account number or Doing Business as (DBA).

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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.










Location

Lamar County Map

  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.

  Lamar is bordered by the counties of Choctaw and Bryan in Oklahoma and Red River, Delta and Fannin in Texas.

  Major highways include U.S. Highway 82, U.S. Highway 271, State Highway 19 and State Highway 24.

Government

  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.

Courthouse

  The current courthouse and County Seat is at 119 N Main St, Paris, Tx. 75460.

Sheriff

  The Sheriff's Office is located at 125 Brown Ave. Paris, Texas 75460.


Climate and Weather

If you don't like the weather, wait a few minutes and it will change.

  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. :)


Education

  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.

College

  For higher education there is the Junior College (PJC) to serve you.

Public Transportation

  Please see the Tourist & Tourism page for local rent-a-car companies, taxi services and other travel planning.

Trains and Railroads
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Railroad & Train Photos

  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.

Tourism

  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.

News

  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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