East Texas County Governments

The 38-county East Texas region stretches from the piney woods bordering Louisiana and Arkansas to the eastern edge of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and from Oklahoma in the north to the Gulf of Mexico in the south.

List of East Texas Counties and County Seats

The following is a list of counties and county seats in 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

 

Smith County Courthouse in Tyler, Texas
Smith County Courthouse in Tyler, Texas

List of East Texas County Government Websites

Included below is list of East Texas counties and their official county websites.

Anderson County

Angelina County

Bowie County

Cherokee County

Camp County

Franklin County

Gregg County

Hardin County

Harrison County

Henderson County

Hopkins County

Houston County

Jasper County

Jefferson County

Lamar County

Marion County

Morris County

Nacogdoches County

Newton County

Orange County

Panola County

Polk County

Rains County

Red River County

Rusk County

Sabine County

San Augustine County

San Jacinto County

Shelby County

Smith County

Titus County

Trinity County

Tyler County

Upshur County

Wood County

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

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