Athens is a city and the county seat of Henderson County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,710. The city has called itself the "Black-Eyed Pea Capital of the World." Athens was selected as one of the first "Certified Retirement Communities" in Texas. It was named after Athens, Alabama, by one of the early residents who came from there.
First State Bank
Location: 1114 E Tyler St, Athens, TX 75751, USA
First State Bank was established in 1935 as Farmers and Merchants State Bank. As a community bank, they provide a much needed service to the farmers, ranchers and business owners in Athens and throughout Henderson County and the surrounding communities. Their focus on maintaining the friendliness and personal attention of a community bank is one reason they have been serving some of the same customers and their families for nearly 80 years.
Lone Star Camp
Location: 6829 FM317, Athens, TX 75752, USA
Lone Star Camp is the right place for your family, church, youth program or convention. Lone Star Camp is a-credit by the American Camping Association stamp of approval. With their strenuous review of their facilities, activities, and staff, you can rest assured that your camper is in excellent hands. Their accreditation guarantees that they have age-appropriate activities, good staff-to-camper ratios, and well-trained staff.
Texan RV Park
Location: 9024 US-175, Athens, TX 75751, USA
The Texan RV Park – which is also the campus of the National RV Training Academy. The Texan RV Park is located between two beautiful lakes nestled in the trees of deep East Texas – their 89 RV sites are wide w/gravel with full hook-ups in a peaceful, picturesque setting. Rallies & clubs ,no matter your size of group – turn your stay into a learning experience.
First United Methodist Church
Location: 225 Lovers Ln, Athens, TX 75751, USA
First United Methodist church with a rich heritage of investing their gifts in service to others, they believe that there are families in today’s world living without the knowledge that they are loved by God. As sons and daughters called into His kingdom, they seek to be shepherds of God’s love in their community and place of encouragement, nurture, and support for families in the Athens area where they connect them to the love of Jesus Christ.