Longview is the largest city in Gregg County, which has a population of approximately 120,000 people. Located in the heart of northeast Texas, we are surrounded by pristine lakes, rolling hills, and heavily forested countryside. All of this beauty provides the perfect background for a dynamic and diverse business climate, making this the right corner of Texas to call home!
Located 120 miles east of Dallas, 200 miles north of Houston, and 55 miles west of Shreveport, Longview has progressed from a predominantly agricultural community to a diverse industrial center with over 300 manufacturers. A regional hub for health care, our growing medical community has made Good Shepherd hospital the largest employer in Longview. Interstate 20 and US Highway 259 cross through Longview, offering easy access to most anywhere you want to go.
The residential offerings in Gregg, Upshur, and Harrison counties offer something for everyone. From estates in Hunters Creek, Bar Chase, Clear Creek, and Thorntree to homes centrally located in Wildwood, Fountain Place, and Palisades, to dwellings on small tracts of acreage in Turtle Creek, Honeysuckle Farms, Valley Ranch, and Timberlake, there is a home that will fit your lifestyle and exceed your expectations! The Longview Area MLS serves home sellers with an inventory of over 1600 homes from the $50’s to over $1,000,000. Contact one of our agents to schedule a personal tour of the area, or to see some of the finest homes for sale.
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Longview, TX has an excellent primary, secondary, and higher education resource base. As a home buyer, there is a school district guaranteed to meet your children’s needs. Longview ISD, Pine Tree ISD, Hallsville ISD, Spring Hill ISD, and White Oak ISD boast a strong history of excellence in education, outstanding academic programs, dominance in athletics, and a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Excellent private schools include Oak Forest Montessori, educating children from age 18 months through third grade; Trinity School of Texas, ages 2 years through high school; and St. Mary’s Catholic School, featuring early childhood through eighth grade. Christian Heritage School of Longview accepts students from kindergarten through high school. The Crisman School, celebrating its 40th birthday, is unique to a community our size. It meets the needs of students with diagnosed learning differences, such as ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, autism, and asperger’s syndrome.
Longview is home to LeTourneau University, a non-denominational Christian university recognized nationally and internationally for its programs in engineering, aviation, business, and science. New construction projects are continually under way as LeTourneau expands to serve a growing student population. A branch of the University of Texas at Tyler meets the needs of some 500 students. Kilgore College with campuses in Kilgore and Longview is an outstanding comprehensive public junior college. Located in Marshall, Texas State Technical College offers associate degrees in advanced technical fields.