Welcome to the Heart and Soul of East Texas.....Jacksonville. Our luscious landscape and abundant sunshine produce natural beauty and magnificent smiles! Each part of our year brings new and exciting activities where visitors are welcomed and entertained! People return again and again for the East Texas beauty that shines through in the area's stunning natural attractions. Enjoy Love's Lookout scenic views or fishing and outdoor recreation on stunning Lake Jacksonville. Antique Shops, specialty boutiques, historical landmarks, local cuisine, a popular zipline course and beautiful drive-thru Safari Park all combined to make Jacksonville a unique destination.
Jacksonville boasts an economy that exceeds other cities its size with numerous manufacturers and bedding plant industries. Executive homes, an outstanding school system, golf course, junior colleges, a theological seminary and the Summers A. Norman Activity Center, for both local and regional conferences, all combine to add enrichment to Jacksonville's natural setting.
Wheather you visit for a day or stay for a lifetime, you will always feel right at home!