City of Colquitt

Located in Kaufman County, Colquitt Texas is an unincorporated town in the north central part of the state. It was established sometime in the 1880s. Colquitt is an agricultural community that has served as a community center for area farmers. Colquitt’s population grew to more than one hundred between the 1910s and the 1930s. Colquitt has had several houses, a store, and a gin.

Located in north central Kaufman County, Colquitt is a small settlement with a population of just over 100 in the early 1940s. During this time, the town had several houses, a store, and a gin distillery. Eventually, the town’s population grew to the point that it became a community center for the area farmers. It is a lovely little town with a variety of things to do. Click here to find out more.

One of the nifty tidbits of the area is a museum dedicated to the American decorative arts of the 1600s to the 1800s. It’s located outside of 610 West Loop, and has been dubbed the Museum of the American Architecture and Decorative Arts. The museum’s website claims that it’s “the world’s largest collection of American decorative arts,” and it’s true that the gallery’s exhibits are a large part of what draws visitors to the town.

Other notable items to see and do include a visit to the Colquitt County Arts Center. The center is a major draw for the community and hosts a number of interesting events, including concerts, exhibitions, and lessons in music, dance, and visual arts. The Colquitt County Arts Center has a large collection of donated art, many of which are on display for visitors to peruse.

For a good old fashioned Tex-Mex meal, head to Little Pappasito’s Cantina. The establishment offers a menu of traditional favorites such as pork sandwiches and baked beans, as well as some unique creations like a smoked chicken salad. The establishment is also a local business and provides catering services. Great information is key.

While a visit to Colquitt might be a bit of a drive, it’s within a two-and-a-half hour radius of Houston and Dallas. The nearest airports are the Houston Airport (HOU) and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). If you plan to do a weekend trip from Colquitt, check the traffic conditions first. In addition to its many attractions, the town is also home to the Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library and Moultrie Historic Commercial District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more information about the town, check out the Colquitt Vacation Resources website. These resources include trip ideas, accommodations, and travel resources.

The city also has an interesting little mural on display at the Je T’aime Event Center. The mural is the product of a collaboration between the city of Moultrie and local artist Kim Yarbrough. This piece is not to be overlooked, considering it has been entertaining visitors for more than 16 years.