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.

Everything in this town is genuine....genuinely good food, good entertainment, good fishing and camping, and most of all, good people that care about our town. And, besides that, we're the oldest town in TX with the history to prove it!
Reviewed by CindyPatterson
on September 17, 2012
I love Nacogdoches! It is a great place to visit, live, work, and raise a family.
Reviewed by davidmadrid97
on September 17, 2012
Nacogdoches is a wonderful place to live, work, raise children, and enjoy life.
Reviewed by WendyB1
on September 17, 2012
We are the oldest town in Texas with huge historical value. When you walk in our stores everyone has a smile on their face and they greet you with Texas hospitality. We even have Texas friendly workshops for the local merchants so that we make sure we are doing our job.
Reviewed by bbishop
on September 17, 2012
Love it! Will be attending the TDA conference there in November, really looking forward to visiting Nac again!
Reviewed by kmcauliffe
on September 17, 2012
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