Known as "The Gateway to Texas," Marshall is centrally located at the crossroads of 2 major highways, 59 & I-20. In the heart of Harrison county, a half hour west of Shreveport, Louisianna and an hour south of Texarkana Arkansas. It is serviced by several airports. Marshall is a city of growth and prosperity, dedicated to making the most of its' history to promote a succesfull future. Today more than 25,000 people reside in Marshall. This city has something for everyone, inlcuding a thriving cultural community, revitalized downtown, and a progressive commerce base.
Marshall offers an array of festivals and events throughout the year. Perhaps you have visited during our Wonderland of Lights. There is no shortage of shopping or dining opportunities. The downtown area is a local favorite destination with numerous specialty stores, boutiques, antique shops, service providers, and restaurants. With an abundance of natural resources, residents and visitors alike enjoy recreational lakes including Caddo Lake, one of two natural lakes in Texas. Hunting, fishing, golf and cycling are other enjoyable pasttimes.
Marshall is a welcoming community with a bright future. Come join us!
Harleton is 15 miles northwest of Marshall and 17 miles northeast of Longview. Lake of The Pines is a scenic 5 minute drive away. Great 2A School District, community center, park, facilities for reunions and parties. Harleton is a friendly small town in the Piney Woods of East Texas
Tatum is the crossroads of East Texas, 13 miles to Marshall, 16 miles to Longview, 12 miles to Carthage, 18 miles to Henderson. But why leave? With a population of just over 1,100 this is a small town that is big on Community. Wonderful school system, tasty local restaurants and shopping convenience. Tatum has a City Park, and Martin Creek Lake State Park.
|Caddo Lake |
The oldest natural lake in the state of Texas. It spans nearly 20 miles and is home to a diverse ecosystem. Cypress swamps, bayoud, alligators, Spanish moss and exotic bird life including several species of owl, duck, and cranes. The fishing on Caddo is great year round. Caddo Lake State Park offers hiking trails, canoe rentals, camping and more. Big Cypress Bayou which feeds Caddo lake offers the finest water skiing in the world.
Jefferson Texas is a short 15 minute drive North on US Hwy 59 from Marshall. The population was 2,024 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Marion County.The city is a tourism center, with popular attractions including: Jay Gould's