County Offices
2500 Lee Street
Greenville 903-408-4130

Chamber of Commerce

Anchored by the county seat of Greenville, Hunt County is located approximately 45 miles east of Dallas in northern Texas. Area schools are dedicated to providing each child with the opportunity to be successful in learning experiences that build a strong self-image. In addition to a strong core curriculum, area schools a wealth of extracurricular activities, a comprehensive athletic program, and special programs for the gifted and challenged. Private schools provide parents with alternative educational environments, while institutions of higher education cater to the needs of students of all ages. Paris County Junior College offers vocational and technical education programs at the Greenville Technical Center, and the local community of Commerce is home to Texas A&M University. A wealth of Metroplex colleges and universities are also available within a short commute.

Greenville has emerged as a regional healthcare center, home to two modern hospitals, several extended-care facilities, and retirement homes for supported independent living. Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville provides state-of-the-art facilities and services that include a fully equipped emergency room, diagnostic and lab equipment, birthing center, community education classes, health and wellness information, intensive care unit, nutritional counseling, day surgery/outpatient services, a minor emergency clinic, and helipad for emergency ambulance transfers. Affiliations with Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas facilitate access to sophisticated diagnostic equipment, while the local Glen Oaks Hospital specializes in psychiatric care and chemical dependency treatment.

The leading cities of Greenville and Commerce serve as the focal point of urban attractions in Hunt County, from local events and flea markets to the county fair and holiday festivals. The largest display of military and civilian aircraft in northeast Texas can be seen at the annual Armed Forces Day Fly-In at Majors Field Municipal Airport in Greenville, while Audie Murphy Days honors a Hunt County native who was acclaimed as the most decorated soldier in World War II. The Audie Murphy American Cotton Museum displays a permanent exhibit on Murphy and a 10-foot bronze statue of the war hero. Active civic and social organizations add to the quality of life in Hunt County, and the YMCA sponsors a Labor Day bike rally and race that draws riders from around the region to complete for cash prizes.

Residents and visitors enjoy shopping for antiques in charming historic districts, sampling the local restaurants, and visiting the Peace Garden in Forest Park Cemetery. Aficionados of the arts will enjoy the cultural attractions and stellar performing arts at Texas A&M University as well as the Festival Symphony Series and the Greenville Entertainment Series. The 100-acre Mathews Prairie Nature Preserve offers an unspoiled native prairie meadow that was once a part of the 12-million-acre Texas Blackland Prairie. The Greenville Athletic Center and local parks provide sports fields and facilities that support the YMCA’s array of league activities. Outdoor enthusiasts can look forward to living in close proximity to some of the most renowned fishing lakes in Texas, including Tawakoni in Lake Tawakoni State Park. Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, water sports, hiking, biking, horseback riding, and nature study are popular pastimes. Attractive homes and a high quality of life continue to draw newcomers to this growing corner of the Metroplex.

City Hall

Chamber of Commerce

Home to approximately 8,000 residents, the City of Commerce is home to one of the nine campuses in the Texas A&M University System. Area youth also enjoy the educational benefits of an award-winning independent school district and a family oriented lifestyle in a friendly small town. Serving as the gateway to the Texas Lake County, Commerce combines a charming downtown retail district and commercial conveniences with premier outdoor recreation. Nestled in the heart of the community, The Square serves as a hub for activities and services from restaurants to banks and city offices. Civic leaders and residents are determined to balance quality growth with the preservation of historic treasures and the serenity of residential neighborhoods. The powerful influence of the university allows Commerce residents to enjoy many educational, cultural, and recreational advantages that are not usually associated with small-town living.

City Hall

Chamber of Commerce

The bustling county seat of Greenville has welcomed nearly 25,000 residents to its tree-shaded neighborhoods and residential developments. Proud of the charming Historic Downtown Greenville commercial district, the city welcomes residents and visitors to explore wonderful antique shops, unique boutiques, charming cafes, and popular restaurants. Weekend recreation can be found close to home in parks and sports fields, or nearby on sparkling lakes. Fine museums, a performing arts series, state parks, water sports, colorful festivals, an active YMCA, and a welcoming community spirit contribute to the quality of life. A full-service local hospital combines with the nearby campus for Texas A&M University in Commerce for outstanding urban services close to home. Puddin Hill Store, Peace Garden, and the Mathews Prairie Nature Preserve are local highlights that draw regional attention.

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