About Kosse

Kosse, located in Limestone County in Central Texas, has a colorful history dating to 1869. Born as a railroad village, Kosse has had booms and busts throughout its history. We are the birthplace of the famous Bob Wills, who brought "Texas Swing" to popular and country music. Kosse has also had the infamous, in the person of gunslinger John Wesley Hardin who once killed a man in a downtown hotel of the time.

Today, the Luminant Kosse Mine, agriculture, ranching, and locally owned businesses provide the majority of occupations for our residents. Some of our families have lived in Kosse for generations while others have just recently come to enjoy the quiet pace of life. Parks and recreation areas including nearby Fort Parker and Lake Limestone and hunting and fishing make our area popular with Texans.

It’s the people that make Kosse “A Little Town With a Big Heart”. Through the Kosse Chamber of Commerce, our churches, organizations, and the caring friendship of neighbors, Kosse offers the personal relationships and small town values with a vision for the future that many seek. We invite you to visit us in-person soon to discover for yourself.

Sincerely,
Diane Fraley, President
Greater Kosse Chamber


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July 17, 2014 - City Audited Financial Report Now Online

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- HomeComing 2014 News & Events-

Thanks to all who worked so hard to make this year's Homecoming an all-time success! Great rodeo action, and all-time high for participation in the Kosse Greyhound 5K, the largest parade since the early 70's, a huge turnout at the VFD Barbecue and over 1,000 attendees at the Street Dance made this homecoming one to remember. Thanks again & get ready for announcements for Homecoming 2015!

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May 2014
Heritage House Acquires Historic Hearne-Gidden House
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June 12, 2014
NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS:
  The City of Kosse, Limestone County, Texas is taking applications for a Utility Director to supervise water/waste water operations.  Applicant MUST HAVE a “D” license, a minimum of one (1) year experience, and must be able to pass drug screening test.

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Congratulations to Limestone County and Kosse's own Primetime Express at the 2013 Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, California!

 

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