Nacogdoches History

No one can write the history of Texas without including Nacogdoches. Nacogdoches — the oldest town in Texas — is named for the Caddo family of Indians who once occupied the area.

Nacogdoches has a rich historical background, dating back to the establishment of Spanish missions in 1721-22. Area history has been celebrated and protected throughout the years, resulting in the preservation of many precious homes and landmarks.

< Learn more about the history of Nacogdoches by exploring the links on the left column of this page.

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