Anderson County

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Anderson County

Anderson county is in upper east Texas and Palestine is the county seat. Area cities and towns in Anderson county are Elkhart, Frankston and Palestine. There are many unincorporated areas in the county.

Elkhart TX

Elkhart is in southern Anderson county and US Route 287 passes through the town. The town is 1.5 square miles. Zip code area is 75839. For information about the Elkhart Independent School District, click here

Frankston TX

Frankston is in northeast Anderson county at US Highway 175 and State Highway 155. The town is 2.5 square miles. This is a pretty area with lots of trees and some hills, a quaint downtown and a portion of Lake Palestine. You will find some fun attractions nearby – NY-TX Zipline Adventures, River Run ATV park, and Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club.  Zip code area is 75763. For information about the Frankston Independent School District, click here

Palestine TX

Palestine is in the middle of Anderson county. The town is 19.6 square miles. Take a step back in time and enjoy all the charm Palestine has to offer.  The downtown area is quaint. In the springtime, Dogwood blooms are a Palestine specialty that you shouldn’t miss. Palestine celebrates several festivals. The Texas State Railroad is fun for adults and children. Lake Palestine is in the area. Zip code area is 75801, 75802 and 75803. For information about the Palestine Independent School District, click here. Click Here For Lake Palestine

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Near Tyler in East Texas

Lake Palestine is a freshwater lake in northeast Texas. It is located on the Neches River, 15 miles southwest of Tyler on Texas 155. The surface area is 25,560 acres, 18 miles long, with 135 miles of shoreline, and the maximum depth is 58 feet. The conservation pool elevation is 345 feet above mean sea level. Fluctuation is 2.2 feet. The reservoir controlling authority is Upper Neches River Authority.

At Lake Palestine, you may fish, boat, swim, waterski, and jet ski. Lake Palestine Resort includes an RV park, banquet hall, lodging, marina, and grill/store. Species of fish include white bass, hybrid striped bass, channel and blue catfish, flathead catfish, and crappie. The popular Pine Cove Christian Camp and Villages Resort are located at Lake Palestine.

View Map of Lake Palestine.

The rules and regulations for the Upper Neches River Authority, click here.

Marinas at Lake Palestine

There are multiple marinas and boat launches around Lake Palestine.

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Area lakes in Anderson County

We hope this information assists you in your Texas searches.  Although we do not sell properties in every one of these areas, we do know knowledgeable agents who do.  Feel free to contact us any time for more information.  If we have a search created on this page, we have knowledge about the area.

Debbie & Bruce Schwanbeck

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