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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

Marshall Pottery & Museum

Established in 1896, one of the largest manufacturers of glazed pottery in the U.S., producing millions of red clay pots and ...

Angelina National Forest

Nearest entrance is 14 miles southeast on U.S. 69. Camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, four-wheeling, canoeing, backpacking, s...

Shelby County Courthouse

Erected more than 100 years ago, the picturesque 19th-century courthouse, with turrets and towers, is modeled after an Irish ...

Newton County History Center and Museum

Museum houses the archives, archeology, history and artifacts of Newton County. It is also a genealogical library....