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.

Very friendly town...
Reviewed by deirarobert
on September 17, 2012
Friendliest oldest town in Texas!
Reviewed by devann
on September 17, 2012
Everytime I visit Nacogdoches it feels like you have known everyone all your life. People are just so friendly, in the shops downtown, restaurants and people you pass by on the streets.
Reviewed by debbziebo
on September 17, 2012
Hands down the friendliest town!
Reviewed by txbutterfly89
on September 17, 2012
What a great place for the whole family. We especially love all of the beautiful gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University!
Reviewed by dstover
on September 17, 2012
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