The town was named by a Caddo tribe that was attracted to the area by the mineral springs. In the early 1900s, the town attracted resort visitors to the springs. Today, it is a commercial center for manufacturing and poultry industries. It also is home to Northeast Texas Community College and the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts, which holds performances and art exhibits. 903/434-8181. www.ntcc.edu.
More than 17,000 acres of boating, fishing, camping, parks and skiing are found on lakes Bob Sandlin, Monticello and Welsh. Dellwood Park is a 25-acre wooded area where a mineral springs resort once stood.
Nearby West New Hope Methodist Church, built in 1909, includes a mural on an interior wall painted by local artist David Freeman. 903/524-2312, 903/572-3917.
Visitors may find restored and vintage vehicles, plus auto memorabilia at Larry Lawrence Antique Cars and Parts. On I-30 East, Exit 165. 903/572-2589. www.larrylawrence.com.
This is a Texas Main Street City. The historic downtown district hosts specialty gift and antique shops, tearooms, the Titus County Courthouse, the Titus County Veterans Memorial, Bell Tower and the Confederate Monument.
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