Lufkin is a quiet community where you will find friendly people enjoying all the benefits of a large city in a small, safe, clean town.

Lufkin is at the intersection of US Highway 59 and US Highway 69, which is being extended to run from the Canadian Border all the way to the border of Texas and Mexico. It is located 106 miles from Intercontinental Airport Houston, 130 miles from Houston Hobby Airport, and 192 miles from Dallas Fort Worth Airport.

Lufkin not only has a highly ranked school system, it also the home of Angelina College and only 30 minutes from Stephen F. Austin State University located in nearby Nacogdoches.

The major employers in Lufkin are Lufkin Industries, which manufactures and services oil field and power transmission equipment, Pilgrim's Pride, Lufkin Independent School District, Memorial Health Systems, Lufkin State School, Angelina College, Temple Inland, Woodland Heights Medical Center, the Burke Center, Atkinson Candy Company (the creator of the Chick-O-Stick), and Brookshire Brothers, a chain of grocery stores in Texas and Louisiana. Lufkin received Texas's first biomass power plant in late 2009 built by Aspen Power.

There are two hospitals in Lufkin: Memorial Health System of East Texas and Woodland Heights Medical Center. Memorial Health System of East Texas is the area's largest healthcare provider and has the only Joint Commission Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Care Center. Memorial is also recognized by the American Heart Association for its advanced cardiac care, and leads the way in local cancer treatment at its Arthur Temple Regional Cancer Center. Woodland Heights Medical Center is nationally recognized for quality and safety, and is the home of cutting edge centers for cardiac and orthopedic care.

Lufkin offers a plethora of recreational activities for children: baseball, football, soccer, swim team, gymnastics, taekwondo, art camp, and even zoo camp. Children are at the top of the priority list in Lufkin, and it shows through the time and dedication the community pours out to our children!

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Updated: 15th November, 2018 9:37 PM.


Jeff Buchanan

Jeff Buchanan