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Woodville, Texas

Woodville is a commercial center for lumbering and forest products. The town is the seat of Tyler County and includes an area which is more than 90 percent forested. Woodville was named for George T. Wood, the second governor of Texas.

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Big Thicket National Preserve

Some 97,000 acres of dense woods, swamps and streams administered by National Park Service as biological preserves in several units;

Woodville, TX National Parks


Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation

Home of Alabama and Coushatta Indians, part of Southern forest tribes, in dense, wooded area known as the Big Thicket. Sam Houston, a staunch friend of Indians, was influential in having reservation created in 1850

Woodville, TX Indian Reservations

Things to do near Woodville, TX

Fish Creek Golf Club -Back Nine

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

World's Richest Acre Park

On part of one downtown block, actually about 1.2 acres, once stood greatest concentration of oil wells in the world producin...

Oak Grove Cemetery

Graves date from 1837. Several interesting monuments; four signers of Texas Declaration of Independence, including Thomas J. ...

Killough Monument

Native stone monument commemorates victims of East Texas' worst Indian depredation, erected on spot where massacre took place...

Goodman Home

A delight for antique lovers and historians, this antebellum landmark brings the past to life with original furnishings, phot...