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Texas is a big state to cover, stretching 773 miles from east to west, and 801 miles from north to south, and from sea level to 8,000 feet in the Guadalupe Mountains of West Texas.

Many visitors to the state frequently ask "Where is East Texas?"

The East Texas region ranges 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. The states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas meet just to the southeast of Atlanta, Texas, at the Ark-La-Tex Three States USGS Monument.

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.

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

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

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

Popular water destinations include Cedar Creek Lake, Lake Palestine, Lake Fork, Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Lake Livingston, 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.

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.

Interactive Map of the East Texas Region


East Texas Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, Vacation Rentals and other lodging options


Texas Things to Do & Enjoy

State Parks in East Texas Attractions and things to see and do in East Texas
East Texas Lakes Fun attractions and exciting things to do with the family in East Texas
Train rides, tours and historic railroad depots in East Texas Shopping in Texas ... Top-20 Favorite Shopping Venues and Stores
East Texas outdoor fun and things to do Zoos, animal parks and wildlife safaris in East Texas


Popular Travel Stops Today in East Texas

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

Texarkana
Texarkana ... Twice as Nice!
Paris
Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas
Jefferson
Jefferson Texas and swamp tours through Caddo Lake
Marshall
Marshall Texas and the Wonderland of Lights
Longview
Longview, Texas ... location, maps, things to do, hotels and attractions
Tyler
Tyler, Texas and the Spring Azalea Trails
Canton
Canton Texas and First Monday Trade Days
Rusk
Rusk and the Texas State Railroad
Palestine
Palestine Texas Visitor Information Center
Edom
Edom Texas ... home of antique stores, artist studios, restaurants and plant nurseries
Nacogdoches
Exciting nightlife in Nacogdoches, Texas
Beaumont
The Crockett Street Entertainment district in Beaumont, Texas