Location Profile

Lufkin, Texas

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Lufkin, Texas
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Lufkin, Texas with nearly 150 beds. A trusted community healthcare provider, the hospital employs more than 200 professionals to meet the needs of the community. The hospital is accredited by the renowned Joint Commission and features award-winning services in multiple care departments.

Community Overview

Situated in the middle of Texas Forest Country, Lufkin is a city that started with lumber. Lufkin offers plenty for the culture seeker and the outdoorsman alike plus is close to Dallas, Houston and Waco. Lufkin offers the convenient and friendly nature of a big city but keeps a small-town feeling that’s enjoyed by all. Lufkin has a prime spot in Texas and thanks to its proximity to major cities like Dallas, Waco and Houston, it offers easy access to metro areas. The cost of living is low but the city doesn’t lack on amenities. Mass transit is available thanks to the Brazos Transit District with new plans for expansion for the future. Throughout the year Lufkin hosts fun events for all ages including rodeos, fairs, and more.

Learn more about Lufkin at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Lufkin’s school district features 16 schools: 12 elementary schools, 1 middle school, 2 high schools, 1 alternative school with an average student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. The district recently passed a 2018 bond to construct a new middle school to expand the education options of the community and also has a charter academy. Students in the district are prepared for success from the moment they enter Pre-K with comprehensive curriculums, dedicated teachers and a wealth of extracurriculars to expand their horizons. The district boasts a top-performing high school, Lufkin High School, which was named in the top 3,000 by U.S. News and World Report, plus has a ranking of 225 in the entire state with a graduation rate of 96%.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Lufkin has multiple shopping areas spread within the city limits and at each one, you’re sure to find great buy or two. The Downtown district has undergone revitalization and features multiple local shops. Other shopping areas include but aren’t limited to Angelina Village, Chestnut Village, and Gaslight Square. You’ll also be able to get your shopping fix at the Lufkin Mall, home to 50 brand-name stores, restaurants, and other businesses. The rest of the city has plenty to offer as well in entertainment, attractions and things to do. One of the popular stops for residents and tourists is the Ellen Trout Zoo, home to monkeys, tigers, alligators and more. In addition to the animals, the zoo is also home to educational programs, special events, and other fun activities. The Naranjo Museum of Natural History features exhibits of natural history with fossils, dioramas, and even dinosaur bones while the Museum of East Texas has a series of exhibits of art and sculptures to view. Get some recreation in at the Sam Rayburn Reservoir, the largest body of water inside the state of Texas. The park spans 114,500 acres and is a popular fishing spot thanks to its abundance of bass. If fishing isn’t your sport, you can enjoy the park while you water ski, dive, swim or sail. Hiking, picnicking and bird watching are also popular at Sam Rayburn.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate in Lufkin has decreased by nearly 10% in recent years, and the city is safe than more than 20% of the country. Residents and visitors are protected by the Lufkin Police Department, a unit with 76 sworn officers. The police engage in regular crime prevention monitoring throughout the city and also work with members of the community to make any area safe through patrol, community watch and more.

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