The mission of the Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commmerce is to provide leadership that promotes economic development of business and tourism in Moore County, as wellas support the civic interests that help enchance the quality of life for all citizens.
The Dumas/Moore County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center represents more than 300 Businesses and Individuals. The organization is dedicated to providing leadership to create the best possible place in which to operate a business while enhancing the region as a desirable place to live, work and visit. We also welcome visitors to our area and encourage them to visit the great places Dumas has to offer such as Cadillac Ranch and Lake Meredith. Since opening the Visitor Center in 2003, over 30,000 visitors have been assisted. Learn More About The Chamber
What exactly is a Ding Dong Daddy? That is the question most visitors ask after arriving in Dumas, the county seat of Moore County. It all started in the late 1920s when Phil Baxter, a man who would become a moderately successful band leader and song writer, happened upon Dumas. He spent a few weeks in Dumas getting acquainted and after he had a stake, continued his journey. Less than a year later Baxter penned the words and tune to a song which he named " I'm a Ding Dong Daddy from Dumas". The catchy song gained national recognition wben Phil Harris, band leader for the Jack Benny Radio Show, recorded the song... Read complete story...
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Dumas Economic Development Corporation
"Whether you're thinking about moving your family or your company, Dumas extends a Texas-sized welcome and full community services to make your relocation a success. Our schools, our mild climate, our excellent transportation, our growing economy, and our proximity to a major metropolitan area all combine to make Dumas a great place to visit, a great place to work, and a great place to live." ~ Dumas EDC
"This place is awesome! We stop here every time we pass through on our trips to see family. It's a great place to let the dog out (large, clean grassy area) and the bathrooms are clean. Plus they have free coffee and bottled water and WIFI. The lady working inside was very friendly as well. I wish there were more places like this along our routes." ~ Matt Kottenstette