One of the many great features of the Four States Region is the quality of life and benefits for residents. The average home price is under $100,000 and the region’s overall cost of living is far below the national average. Residents can expect their paychecks to go further here and residents of Texas and of Texarkana, Arkansas also enjoy the perk of paying no income tax. There are so many unique and excellent communities that make up the Four States Region—all of which are ready to welcome new members to the area!!
Known for: Atlanta State Park, the Historical Atlanta City Park, the Sports Complex
Atlanta Texas is the largest city in Cass County and boasts a beautiful and growing downtown area. Atlanta is 1 of 40 Certified Retirement Communities in Texas and welcomes residents to enjoy the natural resources found at its many parks, including Atlanta State Park, which provides access to Wright Patman Lake for fishing and boating.
Known for: Clarksville Main Street, Downtown Square, The Monument Area, Wild Turkey Capital
Clarksville, Texas is the largest city in Red River County and one of the oldest communities in the state of Texas. Clarksville is known for its historic downtown area, which is home to many places and activities showcasing the heritage of the city. There are several annual events hosted each year for residents to enjoy including: Clarksville’s Fine Art Festival, the Gateway to Texas Get- A -Way Tour, the Tandum Bike Ride, and Red River County Historical Society’s Annual Fall Bazaar. The monument area, on the downtown historic Clarksville Square, is also the home to numerous historic markers, one being the Five Signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence from Red River County, Members of Confederate Congress, Stage Coach Stand, William Stevenson Frontier Minister and Governor’s Community Award.
De Kalb, Texas
Known for: Williams House Museum
De Kalb, Texas is a member of Bowie County and proudly promotes its motto, “The Friendly City”. De Kalb hosts several annual events for its residents including Oktoberfest and Saturdays in the Park at the De Kalb City Park. Residents can enjoy a meal at one of the best restaurants in the region, Front Street Junction or visit the Williams House Museum to learn more about the history of the small town.
Known for: Nash Business Park
Nash, Texas is located in Bowie County and is home to a number of small and large businesses that serve the regional market. Nash offers an attractive location for businesses and for residents looking for a small town community within a market area of 150,000 people.
Known for: University of Arkansas Community College at Hope- Texarkana, Four States Fair Grounds, Holiday Springs Water Park
Texarkana, Arkansas is the largest city in Miller County and one of the largest in the Four States Region. Texarkana is a regional hub for education and training—offering 4-year and 2-year degree options, and vocational certifications for a variety of programs. The twin city boasts many family-friendly attractions and activities including the Holiday Springs Water Park and the annual Four States Fair & Rodeo.
Known for: Texas A&M University- Texarkana, Texarkana College, Perot Theatre, Main Street Texarkana, Spring Lake Park, State Line Post Office, Wright Patman Lake
Texarkana, Texas is the largest city in Bowie County and one of the largest in the Four States Region. Texarkana is a regional hub for education and training—offering 4-year and 2-year degree options, advanced degrees, and vocational certifications for a variety of programs. The twin city has recently been recognized as a Texas Cultural District and fosters a strong and supportive environment for the arts in its downtown district; the Perot Theatre, Discovery Place Children’s Museum, Ace of Clubs House, Texarkana Symphony Orchestra, and the Regional Arts Center are some of the great places for community members to appreciate and experience the local arts.