New Doctor's Office in Strawn!

The Development Corporation of Strawn is proud to announce that Doctor Christopher Tidroski and Doctor Jennifer Tidroski will be opening an office in the Strawn Wellness Center at 119 Central Avenue.  They will start out offering their services on Wednesday's from 1:00 to 5:30 pm with plans to expand their hours if they have enough patients.  You can schedule an appointment at (940) 329-0553.  Come out and support our local Doctors!


City Wide Clean Up 4/5/2014

City Wide Clean up will take place on Saturday, April 5th in conjunction with Texas Trash Off.  Dumpsters will be located on the football field road in the normal location.  City residents and out of town residents with a current Strawn water bill will be able to dump household trash as well as matress' and appliences.  NO PAINT, HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS OR TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED!Texas_Trash_Off_Slide_2.pdf

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Trail Ride March 29 & 30, 2014

State Park Trail Ride in MarchPalo Pinto Mountains State Park will be the location of an equestrian or horseback trail ride on Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30.  This ride is hosted by the Texas Equestrian Trail Riders Association, the North Texas Range Riders, the Brazos Hounds and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.  The park is located just 2 miles west of Strawn on FM 2372.  There will be a trail ride on Saturday morning, beginning at 9 a.m.  Following the morning trail ride there will be a barbeque lunch at 1 p.m.  For late arrivals, there will be another ride on Saturday afternoon from 2 p.m. or so until about 6 p.m.  For those hardy souls who can't get enough of the trails, there will be a final ride on Sunday morning at 9 a.m.  Friday check-in will begin after 3:00 p.m. and Saturday check-in starts at 7:30 a.m.  Cost for the event is $20.00 for the trail ride, which includes the barbeque lunch or $10.00 for the lunch only for those who are not riding.  Particiapants coming in from out of town may camp in the park on Friday and Saturday night.  Space is available, but no water or electric hookups.  There is a large corral for horses or you may bring your own portable panels.  CURRENT COGGINS PAPERS ARE REEQUIRED FOR ALL ANIMALS! 

Please RSVP so we know how many to plan on feeding.  Email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (254) 595-2119.

Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Star Party April 26, 2014

North Texas Hill Country Star Party

Explore the dark skies of night-time Texas at a stargazing party in our newest state park!

When Apr 26, 2014 05:00 PM to
Apr 27, 2014 12:30 AM
Where Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, 2 miles west of Strawn.
Contact Name John Ferguson
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Contact Phone (254) 210-3015

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, along with the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas, and the Fort Worth Astronomical Society, will be hosting a stargazing party at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 5 p.m. 

The park is located near Strawn, which is 4 miles north of Interstate 20, halfway between Fort Worth and Abilene.

To get to the event, just go west on FM 2372 or the Tucker Lake Road from Strawn. 

Go two miles from town and look for the signs. 

You can bring your own telescope or use one provided by volunteers, who will be on hand to share expertise, knowledge, and lore. 

Hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks will be available. 

 In the event of rain or cloudy skies, the event will be the following Saturday, May 3.


2nd Annual "Merry Hometown Christmas" Parade, Concert, Chili Supper and Santa!

2nd Annual "Merry Hometown Christmas" Parade, Concert, Chili Supper and Santa!

The 2nd annual Chamber “Merry Hometown Christmas” event will take place on Friday, December 20, at Memorial Park & Pavilion downtown (weather permitting).   This year, the event will also feature a Christmas concert by the Tarleton State University Jazz Ensemble!  

The event kicks off with photos with Frosty & Rudolph from 5:00 to 6:00 at City Hall, followed by the Lighted Christmas Parade at 6:30, Chili Supper at 7:00, Photos with Santa following the parade, and Concert at 7:30. 

All groups from Strawn or the surrounding area are invited to participate.    Please contact the Chamber at 254-595-0197 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or to volunteer.


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City of Strawn
P.O. Box 581
118 East Housley St.
Strawn, Texas 76475
phone: 254-672-5311