Featured land property: 285 Sunrise Ln. Hemphill, TX 75948 $250,000 Listing ID: 67140 (SOLD)

From the incredible array of available land and acreage in Hemphill, Texas, this property in Sunrise Lane has been chosen by homebuyers to be their next home.

The 2-acre property is located next to the Toledo Bend Reservoir, named the #1 bass fishing spot in the US according to Bassmaster Magazine.

Aside from bass fishing, anglers can also snag some catfish in Toledo Bend’s waters.

Hunting small and bigger game

The reservoir also has facilities for those who want to swim, camp, picnic, and go hunting.

The abundance of duck, goose, quail, turkey, and dove in the area makes it an excellent hunting ground.

Those who want bigger prey may chance upon a hog or a white-tailed deer in the area, too.

Ideal for residential development

The property itself came with a boat house and a sun deck.

Other than that, the waterfront acreage is ideal for a residential development, complete with landscaping and public outdoor areas that residents can enjoy.

Schools in the area serviced by the Hemphill Independent School District can be a selling point.

Living in Hemphill

According to, the cost of living in the city of Hemphill is actually 11% below the Texas average.

Statistics also show that crime rates in the city are 20% lower than of the entire state.

The weather is nice and sunny, with an average temperature of 79°F in the summer.

Hemphill is also home to:

  • The Feed Store Café, a hip diner styled in the fashion of an old saloon, uses local cornmeal, honey, and seasonal produce on their dishes, and whips up the most wonderful desserts
  • The “Remembering Columbia” Museum, where visitors can commemorate the last mission of the Columbia Space Shuttle, which blew up soon after it took off in 2003. The failed launch resulted in multiple deaths and the debris that fell upon Hemphill and East Texas are displayed in this museum.