About Honey Grove, Texas
|As you will see when you follow the links below, a wealth of information is already
available on the web about Honey Grove.
When the first settler arrived in 1842, the area was already called Honey Grove because of the honey found in a grove of trees just west of the town square. In 1848 the town was laid out and building lots were sold. Today, Honey Grove is a town of some 1,800 people. Economically, the town is primarily supported by extensive farming and ranching operations in the surrounding area. Residents are primarily 3rd and 4th generation Texans who have a strong affinity to the land, the people, and the town.
Although the nearest shopping and medical center is located in Bonham, Texas, some 18 miles to the west, Honey Grove has a good number of retail stores, restaraunts, and repair shops and services that will meet most needs. In addition there is a medical clinc in the town, served by a nurse practicioner as well as a practicing dentist, and a pharmacy. The Honey Grove Independent School District has an elementry school, middle, and high school. Two of the three schools were recently constructed. The town has a public library, 10 churches, 2 parks, a civic center, and a 9 hole golf course. Several good fishing / boating lakes are close by. The Weekly Gazette is the town's newspaper and high-speed internet service is available.
You'll find the residents of Honey Grove to be honest, hard working, and friendly souls who welcome
visitors and new residents alike. Honey Grove captures the spirit and ambiance of small town living while
providing easy access to large metropolitan amenities. Altogether, it's a great place to live, raise a family, and retire.