The library boasts over 25,000 items in their collection of books, DVDs, magazines, reference titles, books on tape, e-books and CDs. Almost 10,000 visitors entered the library last year to utilize print and electronic reference resources, access the Internet, participate in computer and Internet training, view a Library exhibit or attend one of the Library’s many events. Our friendly and professional staff and volunteers are eager to serve you. Welcome to the Public Library!
The Baylor County Museum is located in Seymour with history and memorabilia from the first settlers of Baylor County to those citizens of Baylor County who have served our nation in the armed forces during various military campaigns.
Come enjoy a blast from the past and a portal to the future all rolled up into one! The restored 1924 building is a site to see and performances make the best impressions here with our fantastic acoustics. If movies are what you are looking for, come spend the 2nd and 4th weekends with us for FREE! Winter Shows: Friday at 7pm and Saturday 6pm & 8pm. Summer Shows: Friday & Saturday at 8pm. Contact Lauren Bush for titles or join our facebook page and group. 800+ visitors in 60 days can’t be wrong!
The “Open Road” FM 1919 has miles and miles of true terrain free of electric poles and with only a few side roads. It’s a beautiful drive day or night. Wildlife is abundant in this area so please pay close attention to possible animal hazards. Keep down this road towards Crowell and you will Find Copper Breaks State Park!
Location: On the Wichita River north of Seymour, off US 183
Surface area: 15,590 acres
Location: 77 miles southwest of Wichita Falls
Surface area: 2,212 acres
Seymour also has an excellent municipal owned nine-hole golf course located 2 miles south from downtown on Highway 187/287 toward Throckmorton. The Salt Fork also has a tennis court. Meeting rooms and a kitchen area are also available for rent. Cart rentals and a Golf Pro Shop is located in the club house. Fishing is also available to the public.
The Seymour City Park has facilities for a complete family gathering or outing with 26.5 acres of fun available to you! The Portwood Pavilion is adjacent to the park area with picnic tables, a meeting room with a kitchen and bathrooms are also available. The park has playground equipment as well as three covered pavilions. In addition to the park facilities, a public swimming pool is located across the street with a manager and lifeguards on duty. The pool operates June through August. Private outings can be arranged. A Disc Golf courses is located in the Seymour City Park. A one mile walking track is also present in the park.
The City of Seymour has applied and received grant monies to develop a pocket park just north of City Hall. The park features sound equipment from Free Notes Harmony Parks. These musical instruments are fun for all ages and stages of development. The idea was inspired from the sound installation at the Perot Museum in Dallas Texas.
The park will also offer free wifi, native landscaping, and seating made possible through memorial donations. This is a handicap friendly park with continuous flat surfaces and ample navigation walk paths.