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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

Caldwell Zoo

Started in 1938 as backyard menagerie; now features more than 2,000 endangered and beautiful wildlife from Africa, North Amer...

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 ...

Davy Crockett National Forest

Nearest entrance is about 11 miles west on Texas 94....

Lake Bob Sandlin Fishing

Lake Bob Sandlin offers many quality options when pursuing sportfish. The largemouth bass population is moderately abundant w...