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Crockett is located southeast of Dallas between Madisonville and Nacogdoches along Hwy 21 near the Trinity River and Houston County Lake.

After World War II Crockett grew steadily; it topped the 5,000 mark in the early 1960s and reached 7,000 during the 1980s. In 1990 the town had a population of 7,024 and 180 rated businesses. The local economy was based on agriculture and the production of furniture, plastics, chemicals, and clothing. It is now the largest town in, and seat of, Houston County.

Attractions in Crockett include its many old homes, a Fiddlers Festival in June, and a rodeo in July.


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