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Noonday Onion Growers Association

Noonday, a small town south of Tyler in Smith County, Texas, has a reputation for growing the sweetest onions on earth! While that could be debated among other parts of the country which make the same claims, there is no doubt that the onion growers in the Noonday area grow some of the best onions money can buy. To be a "Noonday Onion", it must be grown in the fertile soils within a 10 mile radius of Noonday. Every year, growers vie for the sweetest onion at the Noonday Onion Championship in May. Onions are shipped across the nation to folks who have tasted the sweet onions and only want those with the Noonday name.


P.O. Box 157, Flint, TX 75762

Buckley, Doyle - Rt. 8 Jacksonville, TX 75766 - 903-842-4735

Buckley, Tim - Rt. 2, Box 315 Bullard, TX 75757 - 903-894-6209

Campbell, Buster - Rt. 4, Box 621 Jacksonville, TX 75766 - 903-876-2922

Claiborne, David - Rt. 3, Box 315 Troup, TX 75789 - 903-842-4959

Claiborne, Gerald - Rt. 3, Box 460 Troup, TX 75789 - 903-842-3353

Claiborne, Matthew - 3388 FM 177E, Troup, TX - 903-721-4890

Cooper, David - 19045 CR 139, Flint, TX 75762 - 903-780-2045

Lough, Larry P.O. Box 762 Whitehouse, TX 75791 - 903-571-9661

President: Tim Buckley

Vice President: David Claiborne

Secretary/Treasurer: Linnadean Devine