Tyler Texas Online City of Diboll in East Texas, location, map, attractions, photos and population

Diboll Texas

Welcome to Diboll Texas

Diboll, Texas, is located in Angelina County in Deep East Texas. It was founded in 1894 and is named after J.C. Diboll, a local timber salesman.

U.S. Highway 59 passes through Diboll on a north-south route. The city is situated 3 miles north of the Neches River, 11 miles south of the county seat, Lufkin, and 109 miles north of Houston.

The city boasts beautiful buildings and parks. Sixty-six acres of tall pines grace the Old Orchard Park with baseball fields, picnic and basketball pavilions, volleyball and tennis courts, walking and bike trails, a splash pad, and playgrounds. In the center of the park is a pond and pier where families can visit the wildlife.

Diboll is also is the home to the Temple Memorial Library and the Lorties & Author Temple Civic Center. The annual Tamale Festival is held in Diboll in May. Other annual events include the July Fest and Hometown Christmas.

 Diboll Website Resources

City of Diboll

Diboll Independent School District

Angelina County Texas

San Jacinto County Historical Commission

The History Center

Temple Memorial Library

Diboll Festivals

Angelina County Airport

In 2020, Diboll had a population of 4,457
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Interactive Map of Diboll Texas (courtesy of Google)

Map of Deep East Texas

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

Scenes Around Diboll

T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library at 300 Park Street in Diboll in Deep East Texas
T.L.L. Temple Memorial Library at 300 Park Street in Diboll in Deep East Texa

Old Orchard Park in Diboll Texas
Old Orchard Park in Diboll Texas

Neches Pines Golf Course in Diboll
Neches Pines Golf Course in Diboll


Other East Texas Attractions

While visiting the Diboll area, you may want to take other interesting day trips in several directions:

    • Livingston - Polk County Memorial Museum, Pedigo Park, Trade Days, Locomotive No. 5, Lake Livingston, Sam Rayburn Reservoir
    • Groveton - Ratcliff Lake Recreation Area, Davy  Crockett National Forest
    • Crockett - Houston County Museum, Monroe-Cook House, Houston County Lake, Grapeland Drive-Thru Safari, Piney Woods Fine Arts Association
    • Center - Toledo Bend Reservoir, Shelby County Museum, What-A-Melon Festival, bird watching
    • Lumberton - Big Thicket National Preserve, Village Creek State Park, Village Creek Paddling Trail, and the Roy E. Larson “Sandyland” Sanctuary, The Ice House Museum, Kirby-Hill House, Hardin County Museum, County Seat Music Hall, Pelt Farm Museum, and Kountze Trade Days.
    • Jasper - Toledo Bend Reservoir, Sandy Creek Park, Azalea Festival in March, Air Show in April, Jasper Lions Club Rodeo in May, a Fourth of July Celebration, and the Fall Festival in October. 
    • Woodville - Tyler County Dogwood Festival, Festival of the Arts and the Harvest Festival. Outdoor activities abound in the nearby Martin Dies Jr. State Park and the Big Thicket National Preserve.
    • Newton - Toledo Ben Reservoir, Sam Rayburn Reservoir
    • Hemphill - Recreational opportunities abound in the Hemphill area, with its closeness to the Sabine National Forest, Toledo Bend Reservoir, Sam Rayburn Reservoir and the Trail Between the Lakes. Also popular attractions are the Sabine County Jail Museum and Vergie Speights Memorial Library. In town is the Patricia Huffman Smith NASA "Remembering Columbia" Museum
    • Port Arthur - Pompeiian Villa, Sea Rim State Park, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Sabine Pass Battleground State Historical Park, Dutch Windmill Museum and the French House
    • Orange - Frances Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts, Sangri La Botanical Gardens, W.H. Stark House, Stark Museum of Art, Blue Elbow Swamp & Tony Houseman WMA
    • Nacogdoches - Spring azalea trails, Ruby Mize Azalea Garden, Mast Arboretum
    • Rusk - Texas State Railroad, Cherokee Civic Theatre, Grapeland Drive Thru Safari
    • Lufkin - Ellen Trout Zoo, Cotton Square Heritage Park, First Street Arts Center, Texas Forestry Museum
    • Beaumont - Ben J. Rogers Regional Visitors Center, Beaumont Botanical Gardens, Crockett Street Entertainment District, McFaddin-Ward House and Museum, Texas Energy Museum, Fire Museum of Texas, Babe Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Museum, St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, and the Big Thicket National Preserve
    • Tyler - Municipal Rose Garden, TJC Planetarium, Caldwell Zoo, Tyler Museum of Art, Lake Tyler, Lake Palestine, Rose Rudman Recreational Trail, Cotton Belt Depot, Goodman-LeGrand House
    • Toledo Bend Reservoir - boating, fishing, swimming, marinas, hiking, camping, golf, resorts, restaurants


Travel Information for the Diboll Area