County Offices
100 W. Houston
Sherman 903-813-4243

Chamber of Commerce
307 West Washington
Sherman 903-893-1184

Anchored by the county seat of Sherman and the college town of Denison, Grayson County provides first-rate services and amenities to area residents. The Texoma Healthcare System plays a vital role in delivering cost-effective, quality healthcare services as well a primary and specialty physician-based care. From mammography to chemotherapy, dialysis to open heart surgery, the finest in diagnostics and treatment is available in Grayson County. Community services include telephone health information service, a diabetes center, preventive health and wellness programs, and special programs for seniors.

Area schools consistently produce award-winning performance groups, providing rich opportunities for extra-curricular activities and special programs for the gifted and challenged. Innovative programs that involve parents and the community in the educational process also encourage older students to mentor younger children. Campuses rely on state-of-the-art technology and telecommunications for a modern yet personalized environment. Higher education opportunities are available at the acclaimed private liberal arts institution of Austin College on a 60-acre campus in Sherman as well as Grayson County College. Located between Denison and Sherman, GCC offers several campus locations and serves more than 5,000 students. The west campus is home to the area’s only public 18-hole golf course and the unique T.V. Munson Viticulture and Enology Center and Memorial Vineyard.

Lively arts organizations, first-rate recreation, and bustling commercial centers are just a few of the amenities available in Grayson County communities. Area cities attract residents and visitors to antique shops, specialty boutiques, restaurants, and unique attractions. Denison is proud to showcase the birthplace of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as well as a burgeoning arts community that displays affordable works in galleries and studios. The Main Street Country Showcase provides a “Branson-style” music show each Saturday and other special shows. Boasting its own symphony orchestra, the City of Sherman was even been dubbed “the Athens of Texas'” during its growth and development for the abundance of schools and cultural programs.

Shared by Texas and Oklahoma, the 89,000-acre Lake Texoma on Red River is recognized as an angler’s paradise and one of most popular recreation destinations in the Southwest. Power boating, power sailing, operating personal watercraft, and water sports of all types are common pastimes. Within the communities are sports fields, tennis courts, parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, a golf course, and recreational programs designed around the needs of every age group. Newcomers to this area will discover a medley of residential choices that include historic districts, quiet neighborhoods, horse farms, cattle ranches, and lakefront property. For a small-town atmosphere that excels in metropolitan amenities, Grayson County is the place to call home.

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The college town of Denison is home to approximately 24,000 residents who appreciate the area’s historic preservation and modern amenities. Located near the Oklahoma border, Denison offers quick access to Lake Texoma and Red River Valley recreation. Perrin Air Force Base strongly impacted the economy in the 1940s, serving today as a thriving private airport and industrial park. The city boasts a rich history and distinctive personality, officially designated as a “Main Street City” by the Texas Historical Commission. Many of the city’s fine homes have preserved their original character and design, complementing the historic downtown arts district. Attractive to industrial and technological companies, Denison balances a pro-business attitude with a dedication to careful zoning and protection of the town’s serene residential neighborhoods.

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The vital, growing City of Sherman claims approximately 35,000 residents who enjoy an ideal location on U.S. Highway 75 at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82. Emerging as an industrial center, the city is home to several major corporations and claims a higher percentage of manufacturing workers than any Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area in the state. The result is a strong local economy and abundant opportunities to live, work, and play in a small-town atmosphere. Sherman also serves as the region’s retail hub, although a regional mall is only minutes from home. The highly acclaimed Austin College brings a college-town influence to the area, encouraging the development of cultural resources including a symphony orchestra. Lake Texoma water-sport recreation and the Red River Historical Museum are major tourist attractions.

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Attracting regional visitors to the annual Peanut Festival, the small town of Whitesboro provides a hometown atmosphere to approximately 4,000 residents. Located just 10 miles from Gainesville and 18 miles west of Sherman, Whitesboro combines the intimacy of a small town with close proximity to urban resources. Five college campuses are located with a 45-mile radius, and the town maintains two medical clinics to meet routine healthcare needs. Numerous parks, two area lakes, tennis courts, a swimming pool, sports fields, and a community center add to the quality of life in a community known for gracious living. Residential neighborhoods combine with country manors, small farms, sprawling ranches, and recreational property for a diversity of environments and lifestyles.

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