Our community is a great place to raise a family or retire. Sonora boasts neighborhoods, a fantastic school system, and great medical facilities in a small town atmosphere. Sonora’s low humidity and relatively warm winters make for a pleasant year-round climate.
With its tourist friendly atmosphere, Sonora is a welcome site to any Texas Traveler. You can visit our historic downtown area that’s rich in pioneer heritage, see the original Sutton County jail, that was once home to many frontier outlaws, hike the trails of Eaton Hill, play a round of golf at the Sonora Golf Course, take a dip at the Sonora Public Swimming Pool or explore the mysterious underground world of the Caverns of Sonora. With 5 motels and numerous restaurants, Sonora can satisfy the needs of any tourist.
Attractions include the Caverns of Sonora, one of the most beautiful and active caves in the world. The Caverns of Sonora is known as a National Natural Landmark where more than 95% of the formations in the cave are still “growing.”
Eaton Hill Nature Center is a 37 acre nature park offering over 3 miles of hiking trails and showcasing a diverse array of plant and wildlife. In addition to the many wildflowers and varieties of cactus, visitors will encounter numerous points of interest along the trails as the terrain transforms with nearly every footstep.
The Heritage of Sonora and Sutton County that can be seen and sometimes heard includes the original well site on the lawn of the 1891 Courthouse designed by Oscar Ruffini; the first jail, which now houses a museum.
Sonora, Texas also boasts one of the very best 9-hole golf courses in the state.