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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)
- Rest at one of the three parks:
Plyler Memorial Park (Largest landscaping mural in East Texas),
Butler Park (climb the steps where at the top three crosses now stand,
and Jim Hogg Park (Home of Gov. Hogg - Playground for the kids),
\ 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.

Rusk Chamber of Commerce Business Listing

Platinum Elite Chamber Members

Working together to make a difference in East Texas

Austin Bank - Rusk, TX
401 N. Main
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: 903-683-2254
Fax: 903-683-6211
Member FDIC

Harry's Building Materials
361 W. 6th Street
Phone: 903-683-2554
"Nobody Beats Our Price With Our Service!"
Serving East Texas Since 1955
Visit a location near you:
- Jacksonville
1062 N. Jackson

- Troup
301 W. Duval

- Nacogdoches
7008 N. St.
Citizens 1st Bank
601 N. Main
PO Box227
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: 903-683-2277
Fax: 903-683-1028
Member FDIC

Texas National Bank
484 N. Main
PO Box 317
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: 903-683-8899
Fax: 903-683-8410
Member FDIC


Rusk Chamber of Commerce  -  184 S. Main  -  Rusk, TX 75785  -  903-683-4242  -  800-933-2381

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