East Texas Cities and Towns
In the Piney Woods Section of East Texas, there are a number of cities and small towns located in several counties, as shown on the maps on this website.
From larger cities such as Tyler and Longview, to smaller communities such as Edom, Flint, Noonday and Gresham, East Texas offers excellent living and recreational opportunities.
Located in rolling hills, deep woods and pasture land, East Texas has a wide range of appeal, and things to do in the cities and on short road trips.
Over 30 East Texas lakes are provide fishing, skiing, boating and other recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.
Popular destinations include Lake Tyler, Lake Palestine, Lake Fork, Toledo Bend Reservoir and others in every corner of East Texas.
Tyler State Park, a short drive north of Tyler, provides overnight camping venues, mountain biking, picnicking, hiking and more.
Other state parks are located throughout the region.
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.
Summer brings balloon races to Longview, and Christmas time is a delight in Marshall.
And don't miss the monthly First Monday Trade Days in Canton.
Texans love their festivals and fairs, as evidenced by the hundreds of these events held each year. We celebrate just about every crop harvested, every indigenous dish, and every type of music that's played here.
Also, be sure to check out our 2017 East Texas calendar of events for other happenings in East Texas.
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.
Map of Upper East Texas Counties and Larger Cities
List of Upper East Texas Cities and Towns
Among the cities and towns in the East Texas area are the following: