Texoma is a Great Place to Live
Learn more about the Texoma area including schools, shopping, art and history.
The public school districts in Texoma boast of high-test scores and high graduation rates. Visit these links to learn more about many of the award-winning public school systems that educate our future leaders:
- Denison Independent School District
- Sherman Independent School District
- Pottsboro Independent School District
- Durant Independent School District
- Bonham Independent School District
- Madill Public Schools
Local private schools such as St. Luke’s, St. Mary’s, Grayson Christian School and Texoma Christian School provide an additional educational choice for families in Texoma.
- St. Luke's School
- St. Mary's Catholic School
- Grayson Christian School
- Texoma Christian School
- Montessori Academy of North Texas
The pursuit of higher education is a priority for the citizens of Texoma. Whether it’s a stellar community college like Grayson County College or 4-year universities like Austin College in Sherman or Southeastern Oklahoma State University just across the river in Durant, Oklahoma, these education facilities provide the personal and community development that both students and their families seek:
- Grayson College (Denison, TX)
- Austin College (Sherman, TX)
- Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)
Art and History
Texoma is bursting with artistic style and history. Proud to be the birthplace of our 34th US President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Denison is a community proud to feature art in many forms. Art galleries line the streets of historic downtown Denison attracting many artists in residence. Somewhat surprising for a community this size, Denison proudly features the world-class vineyards of TV Munson as well as a winery that offers daily wine tastings. Denison is even sister cities with Cognac, France adding to the cultural flair of this north Texas community. Sherman is home to the Finley Cultural Center where at anytime during the year you can take in a show by the Sherman Community Players. If music is your love, the Sherman Symphony provides the region with the un-matched experience of superb live musical performances.
Everything from shopping for antiques to shopping for the luxuries of modern living is available in Texoma. Big city department stores are available at Sherman Town Center and Midway Mall, but if small town shops are more your style, visit the historic downtown districts of Denison, Sherman, Durant and Bonham. And if you prefer, Dallas is just an hour’s drive away. No matter what your style, you are sure to find what you want in Texoma.
Love to fly? Grayson County is proud to boast of two first-rate airports. Whether you need to charter a flight or need somewhere to store your own airplane, the North Texas Regional Airport and the Sherman Municipal Airport are close to home. Both Love Field and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are located nearby for national and international flights on the major airline carriers.
On average, the Texoma region gets 40 inches of rain and two inches of snowfall per year. There are around 232 sunny days per year with the typical July high around 95 degrees and the January low at 32 degrees.
Other Helpful Links:
- Denison Chamber of Commerce
- Denison Development Alliance
- City of Denison
- Sherman Chamber of Commerce
- Sherman Department of Tourism
- City of Sherman
- Sherman Economic Development Corporation
- Bonham Chamber of Commerce
- Marshall County Business and Tourism Guide
- State of Texas Online
- Grayson County, Texas
- Durant Chamber of Commerce
- Pottsboro Chamber of Commerce
- Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce
- Herald Democrat
- Greater Texoma Association of Realtors
- Texas Parks and Wildlife
- Guide to Lake Texoma