New Boston, Texas
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The City of New Boston is located in Bowie County Texas on Interstate Highway I-30. State Highway 8 and U.S. Highway 82 also cross through New Boston.
Bowie County lies in extreme northeastern Texas between the Red River and Sulphur River. The County was named for James Bowie, Alamo hero, knife-fighter, rancher and adventurer.
Boston was named for an early storekeeper in the settlement, W.J. Boston. The coming of the railroads led to the location of two more Bostons. A depot was built about four miles north of Boston and was named New Boston. The first Boston then became Old Boston.
Today, the City of New Boston is situated 26 miles west of Texarkana, and 156 miles east of Dallas.
The New Boston Zip Code is 75570, and its Area Code is 903. It is home to over 4,500 residents. For more information, visit the official website of the City of New Boston.
The New Boston City Administration Office is located at 301 E. N. Front Street; the mailing address is P.O. Box 5, New Boston, TX 75570. Phone the city offices at 903.628.5596.
New Boston Information & Resources
Area Tourism and Attractions
The new Visitors Center in Trail Head Park Plaza, New Boston, Texas
Trail Head Park is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and Ellis Street. It includes grassy areas and a pavilion that hosts music concerts and Pioneer Days Festival events.
The park is outlined with Victorian lights, benches and picnic tables. A trail runs from the park to Robertson Street, and then west past Scout Lake to Highway 98.
The park is also the home for the new Visitors Center and the Three Bostons Museum.
The Tapp City Park Sports Center includes eight modern baseball and softball fields.
The area also offers various outdoor recreation facilities, including Wright Patman Lake and Milwood Lake. The Oak Grove Golf Club is located four miles east of New Boston.
New Boston also offers visitors a number of lodging options and restaurants.
While visiting the New Boston area, you may want to take other interesting day trips in several directions:
- Jefferson - to the south ... antiques, train rides, steamboats, B&Bs
- Gladewater - antique capitol of East Texas
- Kilgore - home of the East Texas Oil Museum and Kilgore College
- Longview - historic buildings, shopping, restaurants
- Marshall - Railroad Museum, Christmas Wonderland, more
- Canton - home of First Monday Trade Days
- Toledo Bend Reservoir - boating, fishing, swimming, marinas, hiking, camping, golf, resorts, restaurants
Map of New Boston Texas (courtesy of Google Maps)
Map Showing Location of New Boston in East Texas
T&P Trail Head Park in New Boston, Texas