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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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

Sabine National Forest

Nearest entrance 11 miles SE on Texas 87

Center, TX National Forests

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

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

Center Country Club

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

Center, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Center, TX

Ginocchio National Historic District

Three square blocks in the heart of old downtown centering around the 1896 Ginocchio Hotel, one of the state's finest example...

London Museum and Tea Room

Located across from the rebuilt school, this small museum recalls the horror of the 1937 school explosion that rocked the nat...

Gladewater Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...