Coffee City is located in southeast Henderson County Texas on Texas State Highway 155, between Tyler to the north, and Frankston to the south. It is surrounded by Lake Palestine, a 25,000 acre reservoir, the result of a dam on the Neches River. The Lake is owned and operated by the Upper Neches River Municipal Water Authority.
Other area communiites around Lake Palestine and Coffee City include Frankston, Bullard, Chandler, Teaselville, Brownsboro, Noonday, Berryville and Dogwood City. Home developments like Brown's Landing are located near Coffee City.
|Population||249 residents in the 2020 Federal Census|
|Area Codes||903 and 430|
At the north end of Lake Palestine is the town of Chandler; further south on the lake, near the crossing of Highway 155, is the town of Coffee City. The town of Frankston is located about 5 miles to the west of the Lake Palestine dam.
It has a surface area of 25,560 acres and a maximum depth of 58 feet. The dam was completed in 1962. It is the largest lake in the Tyler area in addition to Lake Tyler.
Lake Palestine offers recreation and outdoor activities for everyone, with boating, water skiing, houseboating, camping, RVing, canoeing, hiking, biking, and fishing all being popular activities.
It also offers waterfront and lakeside living for many Texans and visitors, and lodging including RV parks, campgrounds, resorts, cabins, motels, and B&Bs.
The lake is the location of popular camps such as Pine Cove Christian Camps, and major attractions such as the Holiday Inn Club Vacations Villages Resort. And a popular stop for visitors and area residents is the well-known Fat Dog Beverages.
See the maps of Lake Palestine below for an overview of the area.
Texas Highway 155 bridge across Lake Palestine looking south to Coffee City (Staff Photo)
The Lake Palestine area features a number of RV parks. Listed below is a sampling of those available to RVers:
|This website has no affiliation or connection with the listed hotels, marinas or RV parks. It is always recommended that travelers do their own research and make informed decisions about the facilities they book.|
While visiting the Coffee City area, you may want to take other interesting day trips in several directions: