East Texas Links and Resources

Whether you are a newcomer to East Texas, a visitor, or a long-time resident, we hope these links will be a useful source for Texas news, weather, maps, government, airports, tourism, history, recreation, and information relative to many other important topics.

State and Area-Wide Government Agencies

North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority
North East Texas Public Health District
TxDOT Tyler District

Lake Fork Project ... Sabine River Authority

East Texas City Governments and City Websites

City of Athens

City of Henderson

City of Kilgore

City of Lindale

City of Longview

City of Lufkin

City of Marshall

City of Mineola

City of Mt. Pleasant

City of Nacogdoches

City of Palestine

City of Rusk

City of Texarkana

City of Bullard

City of Tyler

City of Paris

City of Gilmer

City of Jefferson

City of Pittsburg

City of Carthage

City of Sulphur Springs

List of East Texas County Governments and County Websites

Anderson County

Bowie County

Cherokee County

Camp County

Franklin County

Gregg County

Harrison County

Henderson County

Hopkins County

Lamar County

Marion County

Morris County

Panola County

Rains County

Red River County

Rusk County

Smith County
Smith County Appraisal District (SCAD)
Smith County Elections & Voter Info

Titus County

Upshur County

Wood County

List of East Texas Chambers of Commerce

Athens Chamber of Commerce

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

Kilgore Chamber of Commerce

Lake Fork Area Chamber of Commerce

Lindale Area Chamber of Commerce

Longview Texas Chamber of Commerce

Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce

Marshall Texas Chamber of Commerce

Mineola Chamber of Commerce

Mt. Pleasant/Titus County Chamber of Commerce

Nacogdoches County Chamber of Commerce

Rusk Chamber of Commerce

Texarkana Chamber of Commerce

Jacksonville Texas Chamber of Commerce

Henderson Chamber of Commerce

Lake Palestine Chamber of Commerce

Whitehouse Chamber of Commerce

Troup Chamber of Commerce

Lindale Chamber of Commerce

East Texas Newspapers and TV Stations

Tyler Morning Telegraph

KLTV TV Tyler-Longview-Jacksonville ABC 7



KSLA - Shreveport, Texarkana, East Texas


KKUS The Ranch FM

Longview News-Journal

Jacksonville Daily Progress

Marshall News Messenger

Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel

Texarkana Gazette

Bullard Banner News

East Texas Tourism Resources and Visitor Bureaus

Longview Convention and Visitors Bureau

Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau

Marshall Convention and Visitors Bureau

Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau

Palestine Convention and Visitors Bureau

Texarkana Tourism

Tyler Convention & Visitors Bureau

Things to Do and See in East Texas

Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center (TFFC)

First Monday Trade Days (Canton)

East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

Cain Center in Athens

Athens Scuba Park

East Texas Gators & Wildlife Park (Grand Saline)

Edom Festival of the Arts

April in Edom



Blue Moon Gardens nursery just east of Edom


Texas Rose Horse Park which offers a variety of equestrian events at its beautiful location on Texas Highway 110, just off I-20 at Exit 548


ATV Mud Nationals each March at the Mud Creek Off Road Park near Jacksonville

Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari

Texas State Railroad

Maydelle Country Wines near Rusk

East Texas Oil Museum in Kilgore

Gaston Museum in Joinerville

Toyota Texas Bass Classic at Lake Fork

Great Texas Balloon Races in Longview

Wonderland of Lights in Marshall

Texas & Pacific Depot and Railway Museum in Marshall

Mineola Bigfoot Paddling Trails - at Texas Parks & Wildlife

Mineola Historical Museum

Four States Auto Museum and Historic Perot Theater in Texarkana


Love's Lookout, Jacksonville TexasThings to Do in the Tyler Area

Caldwell Zoo

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum

CESSE Planetarium at TJC

Tyler Museum of Art

Tyler Azalea Trail (March)

Tyler State Park

Texas Rose Festival & the Tyler Rose Museum

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge

Brookshire's World of Wildlife Museum and Country Store

Discovery Science Place

Cowan Center at UT-Tyler

East Texas State Fair (September)

East Texas Symphony Orchestra

Pine Cove Christian Camps

Lake Palestine

Lake Tyler

Toledo Bend Reservoir

Major East Texas Airports

Texarkana Regional Airport (TXK)

East Texas Regional Airport in Longview (GGG)

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport (TYR)

Higher Education in East Texas

University of Texas at Tyler

University of Texas at Tyler Online Program Portal

Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches)

LeTourneau University (Longview)

Texas College (Tyler)

Tyler Junior College

Kilgore College

Major Medical Centers in East Texas

East Texas Medical Center (ETMC)

Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals & Clinics

Good Shepherd Medical Center (Longview)

Christus St. Michael Health System (Texarkana)

Wadley Regional Medical Center (Texarkana)

East Cities and Towns

Grand Saline
Mt. Pleasant

East Texas Weather Resources

National Weather Service - Tyler
TxDOT Statewide Road Conditions
KLTV Tyler ABC Channel 7 Weather
KLTV - Interactive Radar
KETK NBC Channel 56 Weather
KSLA - Weather for Shreveport, Texarkana, East Texas

WFAA Dallas Weather
Dallas Morning News Weather
Houston Chronicle Weather
Shreveport Times Weather
Weather Underground for East Texas
National Hurricane Center

Fresh Vegetables and Fruit ... and Pick Your Own

Pick Your Own.org (East Texas)

Blueberry Hill Farms (Edom)

Moore Farms (Bullard)

Hotel Blackstone, Tyler, Texas historic postcardHistoric Preservation & Nostalgia

Preservation Texas
Texas Historical Commission
Texas Downtown Association
Texas Association of Museums
Texas State Preservation Board
East Texas Historical Association

Past Glimpses of Tyler ... by Robert Reed
Smith County Historical Society
National Register of Historic Places - Smith County Sites
Smith County History (RootsWeb)
Camp Ford Historical Association
Camp Fannin
England AFB history and memories
Airplanes of the Past


Toledo Bend Reservoir
Louisiana Destinations
Road Travel America
Buhlow Lake

Nature, Birds and Wildlife

Butterflies At Home
Hummingbird Central