The seat of Fannin County sits in an area of Blackland Prairie south of the Red River that marks the boundary between Texas and Oklahoma. The name and statue on courthouse square honor James Butler Bonham, who died at the Alamo.
Three small lakes at nearby Caddo National Grasslands are open for visitors year-round. Lake Davy Crockett and Coffee Mill Lake offer camping, boating and fishing. Lake Fannin offers boating and fishing. 903/328-9597.