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About the City of Jacksonville

Located in the rolling hills of Cherokee County in East Texas, Jacksonville has always greeted its visitors with warmth and hospitality. We take pride in our scenic overlooks, strong industrial growth, recreational parks and state of the art baseball and soccer complexes.  We invite you to take a tour through our city and countryside by browsing through our web pages, bringing you closer to the "Star of East Texas".

October 1, 2017, will be the last open day for Splash Pad this year.

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Proposed Budget Document

Notice of 2017 Proposed Property Tax Rate

Project Daffodil Order Form

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     Request for Proposals

2017 EOM August


August 2017
Ted Hunt




Jacksonville News

Lake Jacksonville

The City of Jacksonville maintains the Lake Jacksonville Recreational area which is located about three miles from downtown Jacksonville and offers 1,325 acres of water. The lake is surrounded by homes and lovely East Texas scenery.

The Parks department maintains ten screened shelters, seven camping sites with water and electricity, and ten R.V. pads with water and electricity. There are three boat ramps on the lake and two public swimming areas. The camping area also has restroom facilities with showers for the campers.



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