Limestone County Real Estate and Community Information

Limestone County Real Estate and Community Information

Limestone County, with its county seat of Groesbeck, is home to some 23,000 residents.  The county was founded in 1846 from Robertson County.  The original county seat was Springfield, but it was move to Groesbeck after the courthouse burned down in 1873. Limestone County contains the cities of Groesbeck, Mexia, and Mart, which is also in McLennan County. Limestone County is also home to the Limestone County Fairgrounds, which hosts the annual Limestone County Youth Fair and UPRA Rodeo.

Groesbeck

Groesbeck is the county seat of Limestone County and home to over 4300 Texans.  In 1869 it was dedicated as a township by the Houston and Texas Central Railroad and named after a railroad director named Abram Groesbeeck.  The spelling of the names is different due to the Post Office directive for simpler spelling.

Shopping & Dining

There are a number of great options for shopping and dining in Groesbeck, despite being a smaller city. For antique lovers, there’s Ellis Street Antiques and Groesbeck Antiques Mall. For unique gifts you can go to Shultz Pharmacy Gifts & Jewelry or Henderson Flower & Gift Shop.

There’s also a fine selection of places to eat in Groesbeck.  For the best Chinese food in the city, there’s Win Hing. Mary's Breakfast and Burger Barn may look plain on the outside, but the food is certainly not.  They get rave reviews for both their burgers and breakfast items. The Austin McCarver Family Steakhouse serves up the best chicken fried steak and catfish.

Education

There are 5 schools in Groesbeck that make up the Groesbeck Independent School District. The schools are a preschool, H.O.Whitehurst, Enge Washington, Groesbeck Middle School, and Groesbeck High School.

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Contact Information

Kathy Scott
Real Estate BCS
208-A Southwest Parkway East
College Station TX 77840
(979) 695-3300
Fax: (979) 217-8780