About Jacksonville, Texas

Jacksonville, Texas


  • Cherokee County, TX


  • 14,800

Unemployment Rate

  • 3.5%

Median Income

  • $45,000

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Jacksonville, Texas Official Website

The City of Jacksonville, TX is located near the center and is in Cherokee County in Upper East Texas. It is about 175 miles north of Houston, on U.S. Highway 69.  It is named both after local blacksmith, Jackson Smith, and postmaster, Dr. William Jackson in 1850.

Agriculture has always figured in Jacksonville’s history. From the 1880s until 1914 it was a center for peach production and after that tomatoes were the major crop Jacksonville became known as the “tomato capital of the world” and home of “The Tomato Bowl” – the local stadium

Scenic landscapes, enticing cuisine, endless recreational opportunities, and more—head to Jacksonville for a trip sure to check off your vacation must-dos, from outdoor adventures to museums and historical musts.

Jackson, Texas is largely a rural community of farms and ranches with a growing downtown area,

There are many desirable real estate properties for sale in and around Jacksonville, TX.

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