Sulphur Springs, Texas is a small city located in northern Texas. Full of history and heritage, residents live by the town motto, “Just Play. Have Fun. Celebrate." The city sits halfway between Dallas and Texarkana. It has a humble population for a city, but has many visitors during the tourism season. Sulphur Springs is part of Hopkins county, which has been coined the dairy capital of Texas for half a century. Tourists come from all over to see the Sulphur Springs Southwest Dairy Museum and Learning Center. The Food Network has featured their yearly contest; Texas State Champion Homemade Ice Cream Freeze-Off. The Freeze-Off is held annually at the Hopkins County Dairy Festival and Hot Air Balloon Rally. The focus of Sulphur Springs is on serving its citizens and supporting its small businesses. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, the city always reaches out with welcoming arms. They see hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Many job opportunities center around the city’s tourism industry. The entire Hopkins County is known to have a very low unemployment rate with new jobs being created regularly. In the vicinity of Sulphur City are many strong industries including agriculture and manufacturing. Education is a valuable and crucial element to building strong generations to come. Sulphur City is home to accredited grade and high schools. Within the city limits is Paris Junior College for those interested in earning college degrees. In addition to schools, there is a large public library including a World War II collection of artifacts. Having a strong education is important and the city also strives to preserve our country’s history and arts. The city prides itself on its tight community and great manners. They want others to know that you will be sure to hear people still saying “please” and “thank-you.” Located in downtown, May through October, is Sulphur Springs Farm and Art Market. Held in the warm evenings, residents and visitors gather at this local favorite event. American Farmland Trust voted it “America’s Favorite Farmers Market” in 2012. Homes available in this beautiful city vary greatly in price - from the mid 400’s up into the millions. All the homes have large floor plans starting at 3,500 sq. ft. including 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Custom options are readily available with hundreds of builders through New Home Source. For those interested in recreational areas, many parks and nature areas are in short reach. Over 2,500 acres of land and 19,300 acres of lake stretch across Cooper Lake State Park. Famous bass fishing lake, Lake Fork, is only a 15 mile drive from Sulphur City. A large kid’s castle playground was built at Buford Park with intersecting walking trails. It is convenient to enjoy the beautiful scenery and nature in the area. Sulphur City is great for those seeking a smaller city environment. With plenty to do and a great tourist season, there is fun for the whole family. Let New Home Source do the work and make finding your new house a breeze.