All About Main Street
The Texas Main Street Program is among the most successful downtown revitalization programs in the nation.Farmersville has been a Texas Main Street city since the year 2000. The purpose of Farmersville Main Street is to encourage downtown revitalization within the context of historic preservation.
Downtown Farmersville is an area of national historic importance, and has been listed on the
National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
- Farmersville National Register District Boundary Map and Contributing Buildings
- Farmersville Commercial District National Register Application
- All About Main Street Flyer
- Available Space for Sale or Lease in the Main Street District
- Downtown Reinvestment Statistics
- Architectural Details Scavenger Hunt --See the window display at 111 McKinney Street
Since its inception in 1981, the Texas Main Street Program has helped generate approximately $2.4 billion in reinvestment in Texas downtowns and urban neighborhood commercial districts, created more than 27,000 jobs, and established more than 7,000 new businesses. For more information about the Texas Main Street Program, contact the THC's Community Heritage Development Division at 512.463.6092 or visit www.thc.texas.gov.
We envision downtown Farmersville to be a unique, historical, and authentic regional destination that proudly offers diverse business, civic, cultural, preservation, recreational, and entertainment activities to professionals, consumers, residents and visitors of all ages both day and night.
Farmersville Main Street Program's overall purpose is to encourage downtown revitalization within the context of historical preservation. Through careful planning and the use of the National Main Street's Four Point Approach of design, economic restructuring, promotion and organization, historic downtown Farmersville will remain a vibrant civic gathering place for all to enjoy by improving public spaces and health/recreation activities, increasing business activity, and expanding heritage tourism programs through business development and retention efforts, physical improvements, historic preservation ,and promotional events.
Main Street America™ Accredited Program:
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, Farmersville, Texas is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.
Farmersville Main Street Program Board:
- Doris Cooks-President
- Jennifer Jiles - Vice President
- James Moss- Secretary
- Diane Piwko - Treasurer
- Billie Goldstein
- Allison Mathers
- Katherine Hershey
Staff Liaison- Dana Mingo, Main Street Manager
City Council Liaison- Donny Mason
4B Community Development Corporation Liaison- Sherry McGuire
*Board meets 2nd Monday of the month, 4:30 PM in Council Chambers.