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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

Angelina National Forest

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

Calaboose Museum

Under the direction of the Kirbyville Area Heritage Society, the museum contains artifacts, information, and history of local...

Princedale Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Outlaw Gap Golf Course

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