The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times . The settlement of the 1320-ies was established in Füzér estate part. It is first mentioned in a donation letter from 1389 . In 2005 , it was elevated to the rank of a city, making it the least populous and northernmost city in the country.
- Pálháza State Forest Railway
- Pálházi perlite mine
Although small railways are now part of tourism, the main task of the 760-millimeter railway line, similarly to the Nyírvidéki Kisvasút (which until 1945, when the Tisza Bridge in Balsai was blown up, was passenger and freight transport).
Today, the small railway only transports passengers for tourism purposes, its annual turnover is approx. 40 thousand passengers.