TEXARKANA, USA INFORMATION PAGE


"STATE LINE CITY"


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GENERAL CITY INFORMATION

TEXARKANA IS LOCATED ON THE ARKANSAS-TEXAS STATE LINE, 28 MILES SOUTH OF THE OKLAHOMA BORDER AND 25 MILES NORTH OF THE LOUISIANA LINE. THE TOTAL POPULATION AS OF THE 90 CENSUS WAS 54,287 WITH 31,656 IN TEXAS AND 22,631 IN ARKANSAS, THE MSA TOTAL IS 120,330. WE HAVE THE TEXARKANA REGIONAL AIRPORT WITH NUMEROUS DAILY FLIGHTS TO DFW AIRPORT. OUR CITY ALSO HAS RAIL TRANSPORTS FROM 4 MAJOR CARRIERS, 2 BUS SERVICES AND IS THE CROSSROAD FOR OVER 10 MAJOR TRUCKING FIRMS. WE ARE SERVICED BY TWO LOCAL AND 3 ADDED AREA TV STATIONS AND 11 RADIO STATIONS. THE TEXARKANA GAZETTE IS PUBLISHED DAILY WITH SEVERAL WEEKLY BUSINESS PAPERS. THE CITY AS WELL AS THE RURAL AREAS HAVE WIRED CABLE AND A STATE OF THE ART WIRELESS CABLE AND DBS SAT. SYSTEMS. WE ARE SERVICED BY 8 LOCAL CALL INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS AS WELL AS ONE LOCAL CALL NATIONWIDE E-MAIL SERVICE.


OUR SPECIAL RAILROAD HERITAGE

AS TEXARKANA WAS LARGELY BUILT UP AS A RAILROAD TOWN, OUR INFORMATION JUST WOULDN'T BE COMPLETE WITHOUT THIS SECTION. THE AMTRAK "TEXAS EAGLE" MAKES 4 STOPS WEEKLY IN OUR TWIN CITY AT THE DOWNTOWN TERMINAL. THE EAGLE COVERS A 1,300 MILE TRIP FROM CHICAGO TO TEXARKANA AND ON TO DALLAS AND SOUTH TO AUSTIN AND SAN ANTONIO. THE TRAIN TRIP SOUTH PASSES TRUR SOME GREAT TEXAS COUNTY SIDE AND MANY COMMUNITY'S ALONG THE WAY. THE NORTH ROUTE GOES TO LITTLE ROCK AND OVER TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER UP TO ST LOUIS AND ON TO CHICAGO. AN ADDITIONAL LINK HAS BEEN ADDED TO CARRY YOU ACROSS THE BEAUTIFUL SOUTHWEST TO LOS ANGELES, CA. THE RESERVATIONS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING AMTRAK AT 1-800-872-7245. WHY NOT GRAB A PIECE OF THE PAST AND GO ON A RAILROAD VACATION FROM OR TO OUR TWIN CITY!

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TOURISM INDUSTRY

OUR CITY'S TOURISM INDUSTRY GENERATES IN EXCESS OF $100 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY. THE UNIQUE POSITION OF OUR TWIN CITY ON TWO STATE LINES AND THE INTERSECTION OF 7 MAJOR FEDERAL HIGHWAYS ALONG WITH OUR RAILROADS AND MAJOR LEAGUE AIRPORT MAKES US A TOURIST HAVEN. WE HAVE TWO MAJOR LAKES, ONE IN TEXAS AND ONE IN ARKANSAS FOR ALL TYPES OF SPORTING AND LEISURE. MANY AREAS IN BOTH OUR COUNTIES ARE TIMBER COVERED FOR GREAT HUNTING AND PLENTIFUL GAME. WE'VE GOT THE BEST OF TWO STATES! WE HAVE OVER 20 MAJOR HOTELS, MOTELS AND BED AND BREAKFAST INNS. WE HAVE OVER 200 RESTAURANTS IN OUR ARKALATEX, RANGING FROM PIZZA AND SANDWICH SHOPS TO TOP OF THE LINE SOUTHERN FOOD.




TEXARKANA CHAMBER WEB PAGE!

THE TEXARKANA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IS LOCATED AT 819 STATE LINE AVENUE. CALL FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR TRAVEL NEEDS TO OUR CITY AT 903-792-7191.


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