Nacogdoches County (pop. approx. 65,466) is located deep in Texas Forest Country. Nacogdoches (pop. approx. 33,405), the largest city in the county, is the home of Stephen F. Austin State University (Fall 2012 enrollment: 12,999).
Primary industries are education, agriculture (poultry, timber, cattle, grain and dairy products), manufacturing (feed & fertilizer, valves, business forms, transformers, motor homes, poultry processing and sealing components), oil & gas and tourism.
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.
Larger communities in Nacogdoches County include Garrison (pop. 907), Cushing (pop. 621), Appleby (pop. 480) and Chireno (pop. 393). Other communities include Central Heights, Douglass, Etoile, Martinsville and Woden.