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Your City Guide to Rusk!
The official home sites of the Rusk Chamber of Commerce, Rusk Economic Development Foundation, & Rusk Community Development Foundation

Questions? Call direct: 1-800-933-2381

is a quaint little town nestled within the Piney Woods of East Texas.   Our focus is organized to advance the general welfare and prosperity of the Rusk area so that its citizens and all areas of its business community shall prosper.  All necessary means of promotion shall be provided and particular attention and emphasis shall be given to the economic, civil commercial, industrial and educational interest of the area.

While visiting Rusk:
- Take a ride on the Texas State Railroad's steam engine train,
- walk the longest footbridge in the nation,
- play golf at our local course,
- visit our  wildlife park  drive-thru safari)
- or dare to be adventurist, pack a lunch and
 zip line through beautiful East Texas, "It's an Adrenaline Rush"!
Rusk is known to have the longest walking footbridge in the nation. It is approximately 4ft wide and 546 feet long. Young and old enjoy the nostalgic and there are those of the town who may stop and tell a story or two.

Rusk provides specialty shops, places to dine, eat and sleep for a relaxing get-a-way.  Rather for a weekend or week.  Check out hotels,  bed & breakfasts and campgrounds  designed with your family in mind.... And for those history buffs, Rusk is known for its 32 historical markers.    Set your cruise control for Rusk for the perfect family weekend! 

Rusk is seated in the heart of East Texas at the intersection of US Highways 69 & 84: 160 miles N of Houston, 110 miles SW of Shreveport, 141 miles SW of Dallas, 225 miles NE of Austin, and 305 miles NE San Antonio.

A Soldier's deck of card video. Click on the video - http://video.staged.com/perfectbusiness/deck_of_cards

 Calendar of Events in East Texas
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Rusk Chamber of Commerce  -  184 S. Main  -  Rusk, TX 75785  -  903-683-4242  -  800-933-2381

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