Welcome to Bonham!
Whether you enjoy history, shopping, outdoor fun, or local food, music, and wine, Bonham fits the bill. You will fall in love with this quaint city filled with history and personality.
Settled in 1836, Bonham offers much for the history buff and showcases people who made their mark here. From notorious gunslinger, John Wesley Hardin to statesman and Speaker of the House, Sam Rayburn, to jazz guitar great, Charlie Christian, Bonham has it all! We offer a variety of museums including the Sam Rayburn House and Library, the Texas and Pacific Depot, and the Fannin County Museum of History. Experience pioneer living at the Fort Inglish Village, a replica of Bonham's early settlement, visit a tribute to the fighting men of WWII who trained at Jones Field, and see firsthand a restored Fairchild airplane!
The centerpiece of our nostalgic downtown square is the beautifully restored courthouse. Nearby are unique antique shops, charming boutiques, restaurants, live music venues, Neighbors Place Winery, and the Creative Arts Center and Gift Shop, featuring locally crafted art, jewelry, and gifts.
Explore the natural beauty of the great outdoors, where the pecan trees meet the Bois d'Arc trees. Visit Bonham State Park, Lake Bonham Park, and Powder Creek Park for walking trails, fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and boating. Discover fossils along the Sulpher River and travel the longest quilt barn square trail in Texas. Bonham is also home to the North Texas Safari Park and Legacy Ridge Golf Course and Country Club.
Bonham is conveniently located just 60 miles north of the DFW Metroplex. Come for a day or come and stay. Bonham has hotels, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, and fun!
Bonham has it all!