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Joinerville, Texas

Joinerville, located on Texas 64, approximately six miles west of Henderson, is home to the East Texas Oil Field's Discovery Well, once the largest oil field in the world. Joinerville (previously known as Cyril) was named in honor of a wildcat driller C.M. "Dad" Joiner in 1931. In Pioneer Park, a monument and historical markers honor those oilfield "roughnecks." Also, today Joinerville is part of Texas Forest Region.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Gaston Museum

When C.M. "Dad" Joiner struck oil here on Oct. 3, 1930, this sparsely populated farming community became a bustling boomtown. Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the area's history and heritage, inviting visitors to step back into the 1930

Joinerville, TX Museums

Things to do near Joinerville, TX

Oaklawn Opry

Good old family entertainment every Sat. night specializing in new and old country/western music. Doors open at 6:30, show st...

Village Creek State Park

Named for the 63-mile long creek which flows through the heart of the Big Thicket. Stream is renowned as a float stream, and ...

Texas State Railroad

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nat...

Mill Ridge Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Jasper Country Club

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