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Places to Visit

Libraries and Museums

  • Sam Rayburn House Museum

    Step into the warm and welcoming world of one of Texas’ best known statesmen, Sam Rayburn. One of the most powerful and influential politicians in the 20th century

  • Sam Rayburn Library Museum

    The Sam Rayburn Museum documents the life and career of Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn (1882–1961). Rayburn’s tenure as a Congressman, from 1913 to 1961, spanned 48 years, nearly 25 terms, and 8 presidents. He remains the longest-serving House Speaker in American history.

  • Fort Inglish Museum

    The Village consists of the Stockade, which has a broom-making factory, water well, outhouse, carriage house, corn shelling and grinding area, as well as clothes washing area.

  • Fannin County Museum of History

    Visit the Museum, located in the historic Texas and Pacific Railway Depot, to see a wide array of displays about the history of Fannin County, from pioneer days to World War I and World War II.

  • Bonham Public Library

    Established in 1901 by the Current Literature Club as an outgrowth circulating library. There was no community support in these early days, and monies were raised mainly by benefit entertainment and by membership tickets, which were $1 a year.

Lakes, Parks and National Grasslands

  • Bois d'Arc Lake

    Bois d’Arc Lake is the first new major reservoir in Texas in nearly 30 years. The 16,641-acre lake is located northeast of the city of Bonham in Fannin County and began to impound (hold) water on April 14, 2021.

  • Bonham State Park

    Northeast of Dallas is a small park filled with natural beauty. At Bonham State Park, you’ll find a serene 65-acre lake, hilly trails, colorful history and a quiet place to relax.

  • Caddo National Grasslands

    The Caddo National Grasslands WMA is administered by the US Forest Service and is managed under a cooperative agreement with Texas Parks and Wildlife.

  • Lake Bonham

    Fish habitat structures have been placed around the fishing T-pier located near the ramp at the Bonham City Lake Recreation Area.

Unique Places to Visit in Fannin Co

  • Fannin County Courthouse

    Visit the site for more information about the Courthouse.

  • Bonham Trade Days

    Bonham Trade Days is sponsored and operated by the Bonham Kiwanis Club in cooperation with the City of Bonham. Come join the fun and excitement of one of the longest running flea markets in North Texas held Thursday through Sunday the weekend before the second Monday of each month!

  • Creative Arts Center

    We are a cultural center located in friendly Bonham, Texas! We offer a wide variety of ways to appreciate and participate in the arts from our art shows and exhibit openings to beginner classes, paint-alongs, yoga practice, and more!

  • Neighbors Place Winery

    Perfect for parties · Friendly bartenders · Good selection · Great food · Knowledgeable staff

  • Historic Downtown Square Walk-About

    Historical marker locations downtown

  • North Texas Safari Park

    We want you to have the experience of a lifetime. See the many animals from different parts of the world, including Africa, Asia and Australia! Our Mission here at North Texas Safari Park is for you to enjoy our animals, while caring, promoting educational purposes, conservation and monitoring these wonderful species.

Local Resources

  • Bonham City Map

    Map of city of Bonham

  • Fannin County, Texas map

    Map of Fannin COunty

  • Population Data

    Bonham Statistics and Relocation Info

  • Climate Data

    The average temperature of Fannin County is 63.16°F, which is lower than the Texas average temperature of 65.97°F and is much higher than the national average temperature of 54.45°F.

  • Churches

    Fannin County Churches By North Texas e-News

  • Bonham Visitor Center

  • Open Arms Shelter

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