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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

Center Country Club

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

Center, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Center, TX

Old Stone Fort

The museum is housed in a 1936 replica, built on a new site, of Don Antonio Gil Y'Barbo's stone house. Y'Barbo, founder of Na...

Sabine National Forest

Nearest entrance about five miles east on F.M. 353. ...

Scenic Drive

Several Forest Service Roads through Sam Houston National Forest offer close views of tangled, undisturbed area known as the ...

Hallsville Raceway

NHRA championship drag racing. Features the NHRA Winston Championship each April. For schedule and information, call. ...

Shelby County Museum

Shelby County, one of the original counties in the Republic of Texas, is rich in history. The museum, a three-building comple...