County Offices
411 College Street
Sulphur Springs 903-438-4031

Chamber of Commerce
1200 Houston Street
Sulphur Springs 903-885-6515

Offering the relaxed pace of a rural environment, Hopkins County has developed first-rate services that reflect the area’s progressive attitude. Hopkins County Memorial Hospital provides a state-of-the-art healthcare facility staffed by more than 40 physicians who represent a wide variety of general and specialized care. Family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, vascular surgery, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, otolaryngology, and urology are among the specialties. A fleet of ambulances and mobile intensive care units support the hospital’s fully equipped emergency center. Other aspects of comprehensive healthcare service are hospice care, outpatient centers, and a Women’s Pavilion.

New residents to Hopkins County will discover a school system with a finely balanced comprehensive curriculum that affords opportunities to pursue general education, college preparatory, and vocational training. Computer education is integrated into the curriculum, beginning with the Early Childhood Learning Center. The district provides specialized instruction in instrumental and choral music, art, drama, agriculture, machine shop, home economics, business, and physical education. Athletic programs cover every imaginable sport. Opportunities for higher education close to home include Texas A&M University in Commerce, Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant, Paris Junior College in Paris, Sulphur Springs Technical Center in Sulphur Springs, and Tyler Junior College as well as the University of Texas in Tyler.

Anchored by the county seat and hub of commerce, Sulphur Springs, the rural region of Hopkins County is only a 90-minute drive from the world-class attractions in the Metroplex. Closer to home, residents enjoy wonderful antique shops, unique boutiques, popular restaurants, fine museums, and historic sites in their own communities. Heritage Square in Sulphur Springs provides a quaint center for activities and events, showcasing the 1894 Hopkins County Courthouse with its Romanesque Revival architecture. Hopkins County Museum & Heritage Park is housed in the Wilson House, showcasing the home’s distinctive design as well as the collection of Civil War memorabilia that includes hundreds of dolls, folk art automatons, miniatures of local important buildings, and Caddo Native American relics. Spread over the 11-acre Heritage Park is a living history museum of significant buildings from a working blacksmith shop to syrup and grist mills.

Outdoor enthusiasts and nature students will find a paradise in Hopkins County, home to Cooper Lake and Cooper Lake State Park. Camping, hiking, biking, horseback riding, jet skiing, boating, swimming, picnicking, and participating in naturalist programs are common pastimes. Lake Fork is an angler’s dream, the premier location in Texas for catching trophy bass. Visitors and residents alike enjoy popular celebrations like the Folk Festival, the Dairy Festival, the Fourth of July Celebration, and the Hopkins County Fall Festival with its World Championship Hopkins County Stew Contest. Whether your dream is a country estate with generous acreage, a suburban family home, or a vintage cottage shaded by ancient trees, Hopkins County has the housing selection and the idyllic setting to ensure an exceptional quality of life.

Sulphur Springs
City Hall

Chamber of Commerce

Situated along Interstate 30 in northeast Texas, the City of Sulphur Springs is home to approximately 16,000 residents. The city’s location on a major transportation corridor and the convenience to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport has positioned local businesses for dynamic growth. Expanding services have included the beautiful 186-acre Coleman Park. Walking trails through lush landscape with a waterfall and bridges combine with amenities like sports fields, tennis courts, fishing piers, and picnic areas. Heritage Square forms the heart of the city, home to examples of period architecture, celebrated museums and historic sites, and regional special events. A full-service local hospital, library services, and an abundance of attractive housing in a variety of styles and prices ranges can all be found in Sulphur Springs. Lake recreation adds to the quality of life at nearby Cooper Lake State Park.

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