Mineola, Texas was established in the 1840"s, and was chartered in 1873 near an artesian well used by traders. The Northern and Texas Pacific Railroads in 1873 and the MKT in 1881 made Mineola a vital link in the area's commerce.
Today Mineola is a destination of choice for individuals in search of quality lifestyle, active and passive recreation, services and personal growth. Mineola is receptive to progressive innovation yet mindful of preserving its historic and natural resources for future generations.
Join our community and you will find a bustling downtown, friendly neighborhoods, exceptional medical services, education and volunteer opportunities, welcoming churches, culture, arts and an abundance of history and nature. Mineola has all the amenities of a larger community and all the attributes of a small town.
Visit a Day, Spend a Night, Stay a Lifetime
Mineola the CENTER to Everything
Conveniently located between Dallas, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana on Highways 80 & 69. 15 miles from Interstate 20 on Highway 69 and 35 minutes north of Tyler, Texas and 35 miles from Interstate 30. Mineola is 90 minutes east of Dallas, Texas and 2 hours west of Shreveport, Louisiana. Mineola is known as the "Gateway to the Pines" and the "Birding Capital of East Texas".