Welcome to East Texas!

Alba
Athens
Beaumont
Ben Wheeler
Bullard
Canton
Carthage
Center
Chandler
Crockett
Edom
Flint
Gilmer
Gladewater
Grand Saline
Gresham
Gun Barrel City
Henderson
Jacksonville
Jefferson
Joinerville
Kilgore
Lindale
Linden
Longview
Lufkin
Marshall
Mineola
Mt. Pleasant
Mt. Vernon
Nacogdoches
New Boston
Noonday
Orange
Paris
Palestine
Pittsburg
Port Arthur
Quitman
Rusk
Sulphur Springs
Texarkana
Tyler
Van
Waskom
Whitehouse
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.

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

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 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.

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.

Welcome to East-Texas.com !

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


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
Population
Area
Anderson Palestine 57,741 Upper East Texas
Angelina Lufkin 87,805 Deep East Texas
Bowie New Boston 94,012 Upper East Texas
Camp Pittsburg 12,855 Upper East Texas
Cass Linden 30,012 Upper East Texas
Cherokee Rusk 52,240 Upper East Texas
Delta Cooper 5,298 Upper East Texas
Franklin Mt. Vernon 10,767 Upper East Texas
Gregg Longview 123,367 Upper East Texas
Hardin Kountze 57,139 South East Texas
Harrison Marshall 66,661 Upper East Texas
Henderson Athens 81,064 Upper East Texas
Hopkins Sulphur Springs 36,496 Upper East Texas
Houston Crockett 23,021 Deep East Texas
Jasper Jasper 35,561 Deep East Texas
Jefferson Beaumont 256,299 South East Texas
Lamar Paris 49,587 Upper East Texas
Marion Jefferson 10,064 Upper East Texas
Morris Daingerfield 12,467 Upper East Texas
Nacogdoches Nacogdoches 65,580 Deep East Texas
Newton Newton 13,952 Deep East Texas
Orange Orange 85,047 South East Texas
Panola Carthage 23,243 Upper East Texas
Polk Livingston 49,162 Deep East Texas
Rains Emory 11,762 Upper East Texas
Red River Clarksville 12,229 Upper East Texas
Rusk Henderson 52,833 Upper East Texas
Sabine Hemphill 10,461 Deep East Texas
San Augustine San Augustine 8,253 Deep East Texas
San Jacinto Coldspring 28,270 Deep East Texas
Shelby Center 25,513 Deep East Texas
Smith Tyler 227,727 Upper East Texas
Titus Mt. Pleasant 32,904 Upper East Texas
Trinity Groveton 14,667 Deep East Texas
Tyler Woodville 21,539 Deep East Texas
Upshur Gilmer 41,281 Upper East Texas
Van Zandt Canton 55,182 Upper East Texas
Wood Quitman 44,314 Upper East Texas
Total - 38 Counties   1,926,375 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

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!

First Monday Trade Days
Canton
First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas
Texas State Railroad
Rusk, Texas
Texas State Railroad from Rusk to Palestine
Great Texas Balloon Race
Longview

Great Texas Balloon Race in Longview
Wonderland of Lights
Marshall

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



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