Daingerfield is located in the Northeastern part of Texas in Morris County and is the fourth oldest town in Texas and the oldest in Morris County. Daingerfield offers many great attractions including Daingerfield State Park. Daingerfield State Park is a wonderful place that includes a lake, cabins and campsites, playground and walking trails all surrounded by piney woods. It is a pleasant place to camp, fish, swim, and picnic. Throughout the year, Daingerfield has several community events. During the fall we host Daingerfield Days during which we have many activities such as cook-offs, a street dance, carnival, parade, a 5-K run, and much more. Our Christmas Parade and Music in the Park starts off our winter holidays, and the annual Easter Egg Hunt brings in Spring. Daingerfield has a historic dollar movie theater, The Morris Twin Cinema.
It is located in the heart of East Texas less than 20 miles north of Longview and 40 miles east of Tyler.
Gilmer is served by the Gilmer Municipal Airport also known as Fox Stephens Field. First dedicated on October 23, 1969, the facility has served as an economic development tool in bringing industry to this area and is used by local industries. Housed at Fox Stephens Field is the Flight of the Phoenix Aviation Museum.
Lake Gilmer was opened to the public on September 29, 2001 and is located on FM 852, four miles west of downtown Gilmer. Lake Gilmer is 1,010 surface acres. Additional acres of property at and near the lake has been developed into combination hiking and nature trails, known as the Kelsey Creek Sanctuary. A swimming and picnic area has been developed on nearby Armadillo Road. Lake Gilmer has been stocked with Florida largemouth bass, black crappie and channel catfish.
The East Texas Yamboree, one of the oldest continuous festivals in Texas, was established in 1935. Through the years, the Yamboree has grown from a local event to one that draws a crowd from around Texas and surrounding states. Approximately 100,000 people attend the four-day event each October.
Winnsboro is located in Northeast Texas and is a quiet community that treasures its past while embracing its future. No matter when you visit, Winnsboro and its neighboring towns are waiting to make your visit a relaxing escape to the country. Come in the Spring to see the glorious dogwoods in bloom. Visit in the Summer to enjoy world-class fishing, camping, or boating. Drive down quiet country roads in the Fall to see an explosion of color during Autumn Trails. In the Winter, bring your family to the Piney Woods for an old fashioned Christmas tradition - cutting your own tree at a tree farm.
Located halfway between Dallas and Texarkana just South of Interstate 30, Winnsboro is waiting to give you a hometown welcome when you visit. Once you experience the relaxed country atmosphere and friendly neighbors, you may want to stay and call Winnsboro home.