East Texas Towns, Places to See, Maps and Travel Information

Grand Saline
Gun Barrel City
Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Vernon
New Boston
Sulphur Springs
Greetings from East Texas ... vintage picture postcard

The East Texas region stretches from the piney woods bordering Louisiana and Arkansas to the prairies on the eastern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and from Oklahoma south to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

East Texas is commonly divided into three areas:

In East Texas, there are a number of cities and small towns located in 38 counties, as shown on the maps on this website. The population of East Texas today stands at over 1.9 million residents.

From larger cities such as Tyler, Longview and Beaumont, to smaller communities such as Crockett, Canton, Woodville, Jasper and Paris, East Texas offers excellent living and recreational opportunities.

2017 East Texas Christmas parades, festivals, and drive-thru light parks

From Carthage in the east to Grand Saline in the west, from Paris southward to Port Arthur, East Texas is a great place to live, and visit!

Over thirty lakes provide fishing, skiing, boating and other recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.

Popular water destinations include Cedar Creek Lake, Lake Palestine, Lake Fork, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Toledo Bend Reservoir and others in every corner of East Texas.

A large selection of Texas State Parks provide overnight camping venues, mountain biking, picnicking, hiking and more.

There are things to do year-round in East Texas! Visit the Texas Rose Festival in Tyler in October, and the Tyler Azalea Trail in the spring.

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Summer brings balloon races to Longview, and Christmas time is a delight in Marshall. Spring is a great time to enjoy crawfish in Orange and Beaumont.

And don't miss the monthly First Monday Trade Days in Canton.

From world-class golf courses, walking trails, cultural attractions, state parks, festivals, antique shopping, fall motoring and art museums, the East Texas area has something for everyone.

As you visit and navigate East Texas, this site provides information on a number of topics, including maps, cities, towns, shopping, hotels, tourism, airports, history, lakes and other pertinent topics for residents and visitors alike.

Popular Travel Stops Today in East Texas

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

List of East Texas Counties and County Seats

The following is a list of counties and county seats in upper East Texas:

County Name
County Seat
Anderson Palestine Upper East Texas
Angelina Lufkin Deep East Texas
Bowie New Boston Upper East Texas
Camp Pittsburg Upper East Texas
Cass Linden Upper East Texas
Cherokee Rusk Upper East Texas
Delta Cooper Upper East Texas
Franklin Mt. Vernon Upper East Texas
Gregg Longview Upper East Texas
Hardin Kountze South East Texas
Harrison Marshall Upper East Texas
Henderson Athens Upper East Texas
Hopkins Sulphur Springs Upper East Texas
Houston Crockett Deep East Texas
Jasper Jasper Deep East Texas
Jefferson Beaumont South East Texas
Lamar Paris Upper East Texas
Marion Jefferson Upper East Texas
Morris Daingerfield Upper East Texas
Nacogdoches Nacogdoches Deep East Texas
Newton Newton Deep East Texas
Orange Orange South East Texas
Panola Carthage Upper East Texas
Polk Livingston Deep East Texas
Rains Emory Upper East Texas
Red River Clarksville Upper East Texas
Rusk Henderson Upper East Texas
Sabine Hemphill Deep East Texas
San Augustine San Augustine Deep East Texas
San Jacinto Coldspring Deep East Texas
Shelby Center Deep East Texas
Smith Tyler Upper East Texas
Titus Mt. Pleasant Upper East Texas
Trinity Groveton Deep East Texas
Tyler Woodville Deep East Texas
Upshur Gilmer Upper East Texas
Van Zandt Canton Upper East Texas
Wood Quitman Upper East Texas

List of East Texas Cities and Towns

Among the cities and towns in the East Texas area are the following:



Interactive Map of the East Texas Region

We've provided below an interactive Google Map of the East Texas area.

Scenes Around East Texas

Included below are photo highlights from around East Texas, from Paris in the north to Orange in the south!

First Monday Trade Days
First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas
Shelby County Courthouse
Center, Texas
Shelby County Courthouse in Center, Texas
Great Texas Balloon Race

Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview
Wonderland of Lights

Wonderland of Lights in Marshall, Texas
Graceful Ghost Steamboat
Caddo Lake Near Jefferson
Graceful Ghost Steamboat at Caddo Lake near Jefferson, Texas
Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas
Great Day Fishing in East Texas
Lake Fork
Great Day Fishing in East Texas at Lake Fork
Azalea Trails
Azalea Trails in Nacogdoches Texas
Gregg County Museum
Gregg County Historical Museum in Longview, Texas
Shangri La Botanical
Gardens in Orange
Shangri La Botanical Gardens in Orange, Texas