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Greetings from East Texas!

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 Moutains of West 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.

East Texas is commonly divided into three areas:

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

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 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, 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.

Texas Christmas parades, festivals, drive-thru light parks and other holiday events

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

 

Texas Things to Do & Enjoy

Christmas in Texas ... Texas 2022 Mardi Gras parades and events
Fun attractions and exciting things to do with the family in East Texas State Parks in East Texas
Train rides, tours and historic railroad depots in East Texas Wineries and vineyards in East Texas
Arts & Entertainment Zoos, animal parks and wildlife safaris in East Texas
Texas Top-20 Food Favorites Shopping in Texas ... Top-20 Favorite Shopping Venues and Stores

Interactive Map of the East Texas Region

Provided below is 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!

Canton
First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas
Rusk
Texas State Railroad from Rusk to Palestine
Marshall
Wonderland of Lights in Marshall, Texas
Longview
Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview
Paris
Eiffel Tower in Paris, Texas
Jefferson
Tours on Caddo Lake near Jefferson, Texas
Longview
Gregg County Historical Museum in Longview, Texas
Nacogdoches
Azalea Trails in Nacogdoches Texas
Orange
Shangri La Botanical Gardens in Orange, Texas



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