Welcome to Groesbeck's official web site. Dedicated as a townsite by the Houston and Texas Central Railroad in 1869, Groesbeck is named for Abraham Groesbeck, one of its directors. Located centrally in the area between Houston, Austin, and the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex, The Groesbeck area has built an economy long based on agriculture which has recently expanded to various mining enterprises, small manufacturing industries, and recreational and tourist attractions.
We are 30 miles from both IH35 and IH45, Texas's two main interstate highways.Whether you are a resident or a former resident, a business friend, a visitor or just curious about our community, we invite you to explore our Web site to discover what makes Groesbeck, the friendly city, a great place to live and work!
Because of its central location, Groesbeck offers all of the necessary amenities to a family while providing the security of a small town. In addition the area offers many recreational facilities, such as Ft. Parker and Lake Limestone, which provide relaxation for its citizens and tourists. In addition, its rich history is preserved in the many historical sites in the area. Old Ft. Parker was the site of the kidnapping of Cynthia Ann Parker, who later became the mother of Quanah Parker, the last Comanche chief. The Confederate Reunion Grounds provided the location for many county-wide activities and is preserved today. It is also home of Limestone County's "Million Dollar Courthouse."