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About Angelina County

Angelina County is located in central East Texas. The rolling, hilly East Texas county is covered with thick pine forests, slow meandering rivers, and large lakes.

The county encompasses over 864 square miles and is divided into four voting precincts with a population of 79,270. Lufkin, the county seat, has a population 34,425. Other town populations include: Burke (402); Diboll (5,608); Hudson (3,061); Huntington (2,156); Keltys (800); Pollok (300); Zavalla (864).

A large portion of Angelina County comprises 58,000 acres of the timber lands of the Angelina National Forest. The pine and hardwood timber from the National Forest and privately owned land provides the major industries of the county with the raw materials to run saw mills, paper mills, wood products mills, and commercial printing plants. In addition, there are two large foundries that manufacture oil-field pumping units, iron and steel castings, and truck trailers.

Angelina County has a growing season of 244 days, with an altitude of 129-406 and average rainfall of 38.9. The mild winters, hot summers, and plentiful rainfall produce many agriculture products such as poultry, beef, horses, hay, melons, peaches, and pecans.

Angelina County Churches
  First Baptist Church of Diboll
  Carpenters Way Baptist Church
  First Assembly of God
  First Baptist Church
  First United Methodist Church
  Harmony Hill Baptist Church
  Trinity Baptist Church
  Word of Life
  Worldwide Church of God
Angelina County  City and County  Governments
  Angelina County
  City of Lufkin
  Angelina County Chamber of Commerce





Angelina County  colleges and universities


Angelina County Junior College
Stephen F. Austin University


Angelina County  School districts
  Central Independent School District
  Diboll Independent School District
  Hudson Independent School District
  Huntington Independent School District
  Lufkin Independent School District
  Zavalla Independent School District
Angelina County  arts and recreation


  Ellen Trout Zoo
  Kurth Memorial Library
  Texas Forestry Museum
  City Parks and Recreation
  Huntington Memorial Library
Angelina County  local media
  KTRE Television
  Lufkin Daily News
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