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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

Panola County Heritage Museum

Historical exhibits, including antique dolls, old buggy, are in restored historic bank building on square. Texas Tearoom is o...

Scenic Drives

Excellent forest scenery along highways in all directions. Stands of Virginia shortleaf pine are seen south of Hemphill at co...

Charnwood Residential Historical District

Dating back to the 1860s, includes Tudor Revival, Classical Revival, Colonial, Craftsman, Queen Anne and Ranch-style homes. L...

Roy H. Laird Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Scenic Drives

Beautiful hill, forest and lake scenery both north and south on U.S. 69; also along F.M. 747 and F.M. 2138 (neither shown on ...