East Mountain Texas

The City of East Mountain is located primarily in Upshur County, with a small area residing in Gregg County. It is situated 10 miles northwest of Longview and 7 miles northeast of Gladewater in Upper East Texas.

The city is named for East Mountain, a 660-foot wooded summit overlooking the community. The area was orginally settled in the 1870s.

East Mountain, Texas City Limit

City of East Mountain

Upshur County

Gregg County

Gilmer Independent School District

Longview Independent School District

Population 899 residents in the 2020 Federal Census
Area Code 903
Zip Code 75644

 

Interactive Map of East Mountain Texas (courtesy of Google)


Map of Upper East Texas

Map of East Texas

East Texas Attractions

While visiting the East Mountain area, you may enjoy interesting day trips in several directions around Upper East Texas:

    • Jefferson - antiques, Jay Gould's railroad car, Jefferson Carnegie Library, steam train rides, steamboats on Caddo Lake, B&Bs
    • Gladewater - antique capitol of East Texas, Gusher Days, Roundup Rodeo, Helen Lee Daffodil Gardens
    • Gilmer - East Texas Yamboree, Historic Upshur Museum, Lake Gilmer
    • Kilgore - home of the East Texas Oil Museum and Kilgore College
    • Joinerville Texas - Daisy Bradford oil discovery monuments and Great East Texas Oilfield markers, Gaston Museum
    • Longview - Gregg County Fair & Exposition, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, R.G. LeTourneau Museum, Great Texas Balloon Race, historic buildings, shopping, restaurants
    • Marshall - Michelson Museum of Art, Starr Family home State Historic Park, Harrison County Historical Museum, The Weisman, Ginocchio Hotel, T&P Railroad Museum, Christmas Wonderland of Lights
    • Carthage - Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, East Texas Oil & Gas Blast, Piney Woods Quilt Festival Rode Jamboree
    • Henderson - Heritage Syrup Festival, Howard Dickinson House Museum, Depot Museum, antique shopping, Historic Downtown Square

 


Lodging Options in Nearby Longview