Make your own free website on
Home | Community Information | Economic Development | Tourism | Area History | Calendar of Events | Map/Weather | Links | Contact Us | Fall Foliage Festival | Spring Lesser Prairie Chicken Viewing

Welcome to Canadian, Texas


Whether you’re visiting us for the weekend, returning for one of our annual celebrations, or moving into our community, you’re friends and neighbors in Canadian welcome you to our “Oasis on the Prairie”.

Located in the beautiful Canadian River Valley, Canadian has a long tradition of sheltering visitors weary from the trail. Visitors today join in the ranks of Native Americans who made their winter camps in the valley, soldiers, cowboys, gold miners and pioneers who enjoyed the “oasis” of water and shade, and finally, railroad, highway and air travelers who have found the small town an “oasis” away from the demands of urban workaday life.

A few of those travelers decided they’d found their destination here in the valley and built a warm home where families are cherished, history is valued, and small town living is at its best.

Today, whether your taste runs to first class restaurants or homey cafes, fine art or hoedown, history or the latest in business technology, nature and wildlife viewing or unique and interesting shopping, you’ll find it in Canadian. Whether you choose to spend your time with us enjoying the views of mesas, meandering river and pristine prairie, tracking the birds and wildlife, exploring historic trails and sites or savoring dinner and a movie along our nostalgic Main Street, we know you’ll enjoy your time in Canadian.


Canadian-Hemphill County Community Development
216 S. 2nd. St. Canadian, Texas 79014 806-323-6234