DescriptionThe town was settled on the western slope of the Edwards Plateau in 1889 after a water well was drilled on what is now the Sutton County Courthouse lawn. Sonora produces wool, mohair, meat goats and natural gas.
Visitor InfoSonora Chamber of Commerce 205 SR 277N SONORA, TX 76950. Phone:(325)387-2880 or (888)387-2880
Self-guiding toursThe Sonora Walking Tour features 15 points of interest and historical information including the place where outlaw Will Carver was shot. Self-guiding walking tour brochures are available from the chamber of commerce or from Friends of Historic Sonora at 105 N. Concho St., phone (325) 387-2248 or (888) 387-2880.
Things to SeeCaverns of Sonora