Enjoy Life At A Different Pace.
Located right in the center of Texas, Coleman offers premiere hunting and fishing, great weather and the friendliest people in this great state. You can have small town charm and big business opportunities.
Coleman is located in the Texas Mid-West region where hunting and fishing are important industries to the community. Coleman is rich in natural resources, which have given life to a diversified economy based on farming, ranching, coal, and oil and gas production. The average annual temperature is 65º and the average annual rainfall is 26.5 inches.
Coleman hosts a PRCA approved rodeo during the last week of June, and is home to one of the nations largest country livestock shows. For more information on the event, visit the Coleman Rodeo Website.
Fiesta de la paloma
The Fiesta de la Paloma is an annual event featuring a roping contest, a beauty pageant, a car show, live music, and more. For more information on this year’s event, visit the event page on Facebook.
Coleman Country Club
The Coleman Country Club is located 5 miles south of Coleman on Highway 206. It consists of a 9-hole Golf Course, Ballroom, and Swimming Pool. It is open to the general public with green fees and cart rentals. Joining the Club is as easy as contacting the Club Manager, Craig Duquette at 325-625-2922.
The Coleman Expo grounds have two featured buildings. The Bill Franklin Center is a multipurpose building that can be used for meetings, banquets, reunions, weddings, receptions or a multitude of other events. It features a 5871 sq. ft. banquet room which accommodates 300 people, and is supported by a full kitchen. In addition to the indoor cooking area, the Bill Franklin Center has an outdoor cooking location adjacent to the kitchen and a large walk-in cooler to store large volumes of food or beverages. The building is also supported with a sound system with wired or wireless microphone capabilities. For smaller venues, the Bill Franklin Center has a meeting room that is 529 square feet of carpeted space. This is a great location for small meetings or luncheons.
Known as the “Hunting Capital of Texas,” Coleman offers a wide array of outdoor experiences, recreational activities, and community organizations. Ample wildlife in the surrounding area provides Coleman with the opportunity to hunt deer, turkey, duck, dove and quail. For those who prefer a more relaxing outdoor experience, the Coleman City Park is a comfortable venue that includes picnic areas, tennis courts and an Olympic-size swimming pool.
Lakes and Fishing
Six major area lakes surround Coleman, providing ample opportunities for recreational fishing and boating. Lake Coleman, Ivie Reservoir, Lake Scarborough, Memory Lake, Lake Santa Anna, and Hord’s Creek offer scenic views and a wealth of freshwater fish.
Lake Coleman is located On Jim Ned Creek in Coleman County. It serves as the city’s main source of municipal water. It covers 2,000 acres with a maximum depth of 48 feet, and is home to schools of largemouth bass, hybrid striped bass, Florida bass, white crappie, sunfish, and flathead catfish. Lake Coleman also offers beautiful waterfront living and recreation.
Ivie Reservoir is located in Coleman County, and covers more than 19,000 acres with a maximum depth of 119 feet. Its beautiful landscape of aquatic plants and standing timber is the backdrop for several species of catfish, white bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, sunfish, and white crappie.
Lake Scarborough is a 2,000-acre lake on Indian Creek. It is a fishing only lake.
Memory Lake’s emerald green waters boast a 100% publicly accessible shoreline, making it a great spot for fishing. It has plentiful populations of bluegill and redear sunfish.
Hord’s Creek is a recreational haven surrounded by oak trees and parks. The water is brimming with largemouth bass, crappie, channel catfish, blue catfish, flathead catfish, and bluegill. With campsites and picnic areas as well as the opportunity for boating and water sports, there’s something for everyone at Horde’s Creek.
Hunting Capital of Texas
Coleman’s rich wildlife makes its thousands of acres of beautiful hunting leases an adventure to explore. Coleman is known for being one of the best dove hunting counties in Texas, and it also offers large populations of deer, quail, turkeys, ducks, and hogs. In addition to the naturally occurring species that roam Coleman’s landscape, there are leases specializing in exotic hunts that offer exciting and different hunting adventures. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert hunter, Coleman has a hunting experience for you.