SHERMAN

Population 32,129

Altitude 728


General

Established as a county seat when Grayson County organized in 1846. First laid out a short distance west of its present location, but because of scarce firewood and water, moved to the present site in 1848. Early establishment of several colleges, as well as a drama club, earned Sherman title of "Athens of Texas>" Today an educational, medical, commercial, and industrial center with a large number of Fortune 500 industries located here. Numerous historical markers in and around the city. Historical driving tour brochure is available at the chamber of commerce located at 1815 S. Sam Rayburn. Open Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m.

HAGERMAN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

KELLY SQUARE

RED RIVER HISTORICAL MUSEUM


Attractions

MERCHANTS

FLARE KING-Flare Stacks and Ignition Systems for the Gas & Oil Industry.