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 has something to offer for everyone :)
Reviewed by smoreira68
on September 17, 2012
Love my town! Wouldn't live anywhere else....
Reviewed by gsmall
on September 17, 2012
Nacogdoches is the friendliest town around! All of our downtown merchants are "Texas Friendly" certified and all 300 city employees are as well! Texas Hospitality takes on a new name in Texas' Oldest Town!
Reviewed by downtownnac
on September 17, 2012
Nacogdoches has the best of everything for everyone. Come and see for yourself!!
Reviewed by Slewis
on September 17, 2012
Terrific town and one of the oldest in Texas!
Reviewed by NWood
on September 17, 2012
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