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Center, Texas

Founded in 1866 and named for its central location in Shelby County, Center's economy is based on sawmills, plywood mills, timber, poultry, cattle, and processing of farm products.

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Shelby County Courthouse

Erected more than 100 years ago, the picturesque 19th-century courthouse, with turrets and towers, is modeled after an Irish castle. It'

Center, TX Historic Courthouses

Scenic Drives

Many Forest Service Roads in Sabine National Forest offer exceptional scenery. One excellent route is to Shelbyville via Texas 87, F.M. 417 and F.M. 2694 (not shown on most maps) to Boles Field Recreational Area.

Center, TX Scenic Drives

Shelby County Museum

Shelby County, one of the original counties in the Republic of Texas, is rich in history. The museum, a three-building complex, is filled with historical items from bearskins and bottles to spinning wheels and war bonnets. The museum is housed in the historic 1905

Center, TX Museums

Sabine National Forest

Nearest entrance 11 miles SE on Texas 87

Center, TX National Forests

Center Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Center, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Center, TX

Briarwood Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance about 11 miles south on Texas 147. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, ...

Historic Inns

Excelsior House - 19th-century hotel numbered among its guests Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, Jay Gould and Oscar Wil...

Longview Museum of Fine Arts

Chartered in 1970, the museum houses a comprehensive collection of paintings, drawings, prints, photography and sculpture foc...

Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary

A Texas Nature Conservancy Preserve of 2,138 acres. Exhibits a curious intermingling of various forest and wetland communitie...