Groom is a town in the Texas Panhandle on historic Route 66.

The Cross

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Interstate 40 leads straight into Groom.

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Interstate 40 and Texas Route 40 encircle Groom.


Miscelleaneous Route 66 remnants line Main Street.

  • The Cross. This 190 foot cross is visible up to 20 miles away, the second largest cross in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Leaning Water Tower. The water tower, once an actual source of water for the town, is an oft-photographed landmark and appears in many books and articles about Route 66. Nearby is Ralph Britten's truck stop, now boarded up and in disrepair.






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Routes through Groom
AmarilloConway  W   E  → Jct N   SMcLeanOklahoma City
AmarilloConway  W   E  → Jct N   SMcLeanOklahoma City

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