Where the Real West Begins

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Vernon College

Vernon College is an accredited, comprehensive community college offering academic, career and technical education programs, as well as community classes to prepare students for employment or for successful transfer to a four-year college or university.

Red River Valley Musem

The Red River Valley Museum is home to three permanent exhibits: The Berry Gallery, The Bond Big Game Gallery, and The Waggoner Gallery. The RRVM also has an exhibitions space to hold rotating exhibits as well as our permanent collection of art and sculptures.

Great Western Trail

The Great Western Trail stretched from South Texas to Nebraska, as the main cattle driving route for Texas by 1879. Also known as the Dodge City Trail and the Fort Griffin Trail, it combined feeder routes to create the Western's southernmost terminal, leaving Texas at Doan's Crossing along the Red River.

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About Vernon

Where the real west begins!

Whether adventure takes you across the Great State of Texas or across the country, Vernon is a great place to be. Located roughly halfway between Dallas/Fort Worth and Amarillo, Vernon is where the real West begins. In Vernon residents and visitors can enjoy a vibrant and growing town with unique and diverse shopping and dining opportunities.  The Vernon Main Street District places a continued emphasis on historic buildings and revitalization of downtown. The community honors its cultural heritage of farming and ranching along the Great Western Trail, live music and the title of Hibiscus Capital of Texas.  Visitors can enjoy a number of festivities throughout the year including celebrations honoring Roy Orbison, the Santa Rosa Roundup and other equestrian events, classic car shows during Summer’s Last Blast Cruise Weekend, and holiday celebrations like Munchkins on Main and Christmas on the Western Trail.  Vernon looks forward to having you stop by!

DOWNTOWN // MAIN ST

About DOWNTOWN

Learn more about Vernon's Historic Downtown/Main St. District.

MAIN STREET EVENTS

From wine walks and shopping sprees to parades, see what's going on Downtown.

Meet the board

The Main St. District is run by a dedicated team of locals, click to learn more about them!

Find Real Estate

Buy, lease, or just explore buildings throughout Downtown and Main St.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Vernon is a great place to build or expand your business. Reach out to us to learn more.

Grants

Vernon's Main Street District offers grants for businesses in the downtown area.

SUMMER'S LAST BLAST

Come join the fun! Summer's Last Blast is an annual event held in Vernon, with people coming from far and wide to bring their classic cars, listen to great music, and have great food. Don't miss it!
August 15-17, 2022

Vernon is one of the newest locations for Ameribites food delivery service. Order your favorite foods without leaving home!

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1614 Main St., Vernon TX 76384

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940-552-2564

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