Live and work in Athens Texas

Panel Image: Cain Center 3Athens, Texas is a diverse and growing city that has it all. 

In and within easy reach of Athens you will find stunning scenery, beautiful lakes including Lake Athens and Cedar Creek Lake, timeless woodlands, historic charm, and a thriving small businesses community.  There's far more to Athens than our history and small town charm however.  Our expanding modern distribution, medical, telecommunications and manufacturing industries rival those of metropolitan cities, in particular the medical industry.

Athens is host to some fabulous venues such as the East Texas Arboretum, Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, the Henderson County Fair Park, the Athens Country Club and the Cain Center and 85 acre Cain Park to name a few.  At the heart of Athens is downtown and the square, which retains its charm with many active small businesses using historical buildings surrounding the beautiful courthouse.

Panel Image: Country Club 2You’ll find this and so much more in this East Texas treasure trove.

Athens is the Henderson County Seat and is located within convenient reach of Dallas, just 75 miles to the northwest and Tyler just 35 miles to the east. 

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86th Annual Athens Old Fi...

May 26 2017

The Athens Old Fiddlers Contest and Reunion is known nationwide and (as far as we know), is the oldest such co...

Peace, Love and Milagros-...

Jun 15 2017

Henderson County Master Gardeners Association presents Summer Series 1: Peace, Love and Milagros- Life Lessons...