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Famous 1897 LED Lighted Train  Trestle

Open every night from Dusk to Dawn

The bridge is the last remaining "Howe Truss" train trestle in the world.

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Visit Jefferson Texas for fun on the Bayou.

The pre-civil war town; with scenic streets, charming restaurants, quaint bed & breakfasts, and picturesque landscapes. Jefferson, Texas is the perfect setting for your weekend getaway, wedding or any event.


Come to Jefferson and find out why the locals say... 

Jefferson, it just makes me happy


Nestled in the heart of the Piney Woods region of Texas, Jefferson is steeped in history. In fact, the city boasts over one hundred historic landmarks, restored buildings, museums, churches and well-preserved homes – some available for tours and a perfect weekend getaway.

Jefferson, Texas

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Historical Markers

Jefferson has nearly 100 Historical Landmarks, many of which are also on the National Registry if Historic Places. Explore our markers or go on a tour of them using this interactive map.

Tour Homes

Jefferson has seversal homes built before, during and right after the Civil War that are available for tours with a group or individually. Contact the homes for days and times of tours.

Historic Jefferson Walking Tour

Take a wonderful stroll past the historic homes, churches and attractions that give Jefferson it's old world charm. View pre-Civil War era structures that will transport you to a simpler time.

Testimonials

Daphney S.

Just wanted to drop a little note and tell you how much we enjoyed the day we spent downtown. We are from Southern Illinois and had a very enjoyable day in Jefferson.

Joy T.

I love Jefferson. lts like stepping back in time. Everyone is so friendly and you can spend most of your time just looking at the beautiful historic homes.

Jonathan R.

Jefferson is my favorite town in Texas... Enchanting, friendly, and a refreshing escape from the modern world... I love this place, these people, and the old-fashioned spirit of the town!

Twyla S.

This is an incredible fantastic historical town and it was a pleasure to visit it! I would recommend this to anyone. Thank you for a lovely experience!

Chelsea G.

I used to live in Jefferson and I loved it. Now I try to visit as much as possible.

Danny W.

Jefferson has been my favorite get-a-way for many years.

Visit Jefferson Texas

903-665-3733  

903-665-7457 (FAX)

tourism@cityhallofjefferson.com

305 E. Austin St, Jefferson, TX 75657

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