‚ÄčCome for the day or longer and enjoy beautiful East Texas. We have over two hundred historical markers, six National Register Properties, one State Antiquities Landmark and nearly two hundred identified cemeteries, which many are considered Historic.  For more information on these sights and where to find them, consult the Texas Historical Commission Atlas. The Atlas has a wealth of information on East Texas history.


Hungry? We have recommendations! Whatever you are craving we have

you covered.


We have fun places to go and offer everything from live performances to dancing and more. 

Welcome to historic Houston County, Texas, the first county established by the Republic of Texas. Sam Houston authorized the establishment of Houston County on June 12, 1837. 


Make sure to visit our antique stores, consignment shops and unique boutiques on your trip.

Visit Houston County, Texas
Gateway to the East Texas Piney Woods