NAME: Hagerman
COUNTY: Grayson
CLIMATE: cold in winter and hot in the summer
BEST TIME TO VISIT: summer-time
COMMENTS: From Dallas, go north on Highway 75 to Sherman FM 1417 exit, then north 13 miles on FM 1417 to refuge sign and left 6 miles to entrance. From U.S. 82, turn north on Southmayd Road (4 miles east of Sadler and 7.5 miles west of Sherman). Follow signs to office and visitor center.
REMAINS: It is all under the lake.
In the early 1900s, the Refuge was the location of Hagerman Townsite, population 250, named for an official of the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad. The townsite was abandoned in 1943 to make way for Lake Texoma. Submitted by: Eric Golden