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.

The people living in Nacogdoches truly care about the town, and that comes across in the events, the programs, businesses, churches, schools, etc.
Reviewed by Nacodilla
on September 17, 2012
The town and its residents are super friendly and very helpful to visitors and new residents.
Reviewed by 4USA
on September 17, 2012
There is no doubt about the charm of Nacogdoches once you have visited. Come visit so you will know why Texans are the friendliest of all people.
Reviewed by BigDozer66
on September 17, 2012
Hit the brick streets and see what a true Texas welcome you get.....go to one of the festivals or the Azalea Trails and you will know why so many people love to live in Nacogdoches.
Reviewed by jag
on September 17, 2012
Friendly and very unique! A great place to visit any time of the year with rich history, festivals, and plenty to see and do. Nacogdoches is beautiful and is the oldest town in Texas!
Reviewed by katiharris
on September 17, 2012
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