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    Our Town

    Welcome to Hempstead, a small town with a big heart.

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    We're just off Hwy 290, 50 miles northwest of Houston.

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    Have a good time!

    Famous for our watermelons!

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    Football Stadium

    We're full of community pride.

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    Come for the scenery

    Some of the most beautiful sunsets in Texas.

Discover the Seasons

Our activities change with the weather. With so much to do, any time of the year is a great time to visit.

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Visit Local Attractions

Local attractions offer activities year round for the entire family.

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Plan to Have Fun

Hempstead Watermelon Festival, Festival of Lights, Historical Tours, Botanical Gardens...

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Welcome to the Hempstead Chamber

The Hempstead, Texas, Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to building goodwill within the community as well as assisting with economic growth and development. Our watermelons are nationally known and we celebrate each year at our annual watermelon festival.

Upcoming Events

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