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.

Love the small town atmosphere with friendly people. There always seems to be something fun to do for the family!
Reviewed by littlej
on September 17, 2012
It's a wonderful place to live!! And a great place to visit!
Reviewed by J
on September 17, 2012
Great college and retirement town!
Reviewed by beherenow
on September 17, 2012
Olest town in Texas where the friendliestpeople live. Historic downtown brings back "The Good Ol Days"!
Reviewed by tquarles
on September 17, 2012
The Oldest Town in Texas and one of the most beautiful! Everyone is Texas is friendly, except the grouch in Stanton, but everyone in Nacogdoches is beyond friendly, if that is possible. Make the time to stop, you will not be disappointed.
Reviewed by Teeds
on September 17, 2012
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