Nacogdoches, Texas


2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

9 Votes - "Friendliest"
2 Votes - "Most Beautiful"
1 Votes - "Most Patriotic"


The oldest town in Texas lives by the mantra “Keep Nacogdoches Friendly,” with businesses embracing hospitality training to become Texas Certified Friendly even. The community is so small the mayor is also the local dentist, and everyone’s approachable.

Visitors can explore Millard’s Crossing historic village, Lake Nacogdoches, or Lanana Creek Trail. Most notably, Nacogdoches is home to Stephen F. Austin State University and serves as a warm welcome for students away from home.

Local favorites include the Saturday farmer’s market and The Blueberry Place, where you can pick your own blueberries right off the vine and leave payment in a basket on the honor system. Visitors are encouraged to experience historic local bed and breakfasts, stroll the nature trails, and browse antiques while in town.

Nacogdoches. A little hard to spell but it’s easy to discover the rich history that makes the Oldest Town in Texas a popular attraction for visitors. The taste of blueberries at their peak of ripeness; the smell of new blooms in the state’s largest azalea garden; the nine flags that have flown over this town nestled in the pines of Deep East Texas; and the rich history that intertwines it all. Discover where Texas first began and awaken your senses to the fine cuisine, shopping, music, recreational and cultural pursuits that Nacogdoches offers!
Reviewed by sammora3
on September 17, 2012
Nacogdoches People are absoluetely the best!
Reviewed by basebment
on September 17, 2012
Go visit the Brick Streets.
Reviewed by EricEwing
on September 17, 2012
I Love Nacogdoches :)
Reviewed by fields11
on September 17, 2012
Nacogdoches is not only the oldest town in Texas, but is the friendliest town in Texas!
Reviewed by JennieH1
on September 17, 2012
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