Founded in 1874 in the rich farming area between the North and South Sulphur rivers, Cooper is a commercial center and the seat of Delta County.
Just south of the square is the historic McKinney home, with elegant furnishings from a gracious era. Open by appointment only. Check with the chamber of commerce to arrange a visit.
The Delta County Library, 300 W. Dallas Ave., offers an outstanding genealogy department. Miller Drug features an old-fashioned soda fountain that has been in operation since 1925.
Events include Delta County Fair and Barbecue Cook-off in April and the Delta County Chiggerfest and 5K Run/Walk in October.