Welcome to Henderson
A Great Place to Visit...An Even Better
Place to Live!!
Henderson County is
the "Hill Country" of East Texas...
As you leave the Dallas
Metroplex to our West on US 175, you pass through Kaufman
County and then reach our borders. You will pass Cedar Creek Lake which is a
recreational area in Henderson County. There are also other lakes in the regions
Lake Athens and Lake Palestine. The lakes are one reason this area is so popular,
but the rolling terrain with beautiful trees & lush pastures of area properties &
are the reason that Henderson County is the East TX version of the "Hill
There are many reasons for
moving to Henderson County. The Primary reason is
the Quality of Life. The pace is slower in the country, but Athens has a
of 12,000 with the shopping and entertainment that let you keep some of
the conveniences you had in larger towns.
Another reason to move is Quality
of the Investment. For the cost of a city lot in the one of the
Suburbs, you can buy 10-20* acres for your home in Henderson County. Land price
on the number of acres purchased, location, accessibility, and type of land (pasture,
trees, ponds, etc.).
An even better investment can be a preowned County Home on Acreage, built at a time when
construction and land were even less expensive. Those properties may include many
including landscaping, accessory buildings, and ponds. If you are interested in the
long term investment
potential of Henderson County, check out the "Penturbia"
Page on this site.
refers to the counties all across America expected to experience increased property
values in the next 20 years, due to the 5th Population Migration. The 4th migration
was to the Suburbs,
the 5th is to the "Penturbs". To find out more about this fascinating
study and books and why
Henderson County is a premier Penturban County, check out the "Penturbia" Page on this site.
If you plan to commute to the
Dallas area, you should know that the highway system
taking our commuters to the Dallas area, are among the best and least crowded roadways
the Dallas Metroplex. See the "Why Move East?" Page
on The Country Connection site for
information on commuting from the East instead of the North or Northwest.
Worried about the loss of
shopping convenience? Athens is the county seat of Henderson Country,
and with a population of 12,000 provides a good variety of retail shopping and
If you need big city shopping, you should know that shopping and entertainment in
Tyler is available within less than an hour's drive from most country homes in Henderson
County. Tyler is a city of over 80,000 which includes most of the dining and
conveniences of the Dallas Metroplex area without the congestion.
When you decide
that Henderson County is a place worth investigating Real Estate in, visit
The Country Connection @ www.thecountryconnection.com.
Our website includes hundreds of
color pictures of properties in
Henderson and Van Zandt
counties, plus area information, pages about the quality of country living, nature
pages, and pictures of the beauty of NorthEast Texas.
We also act as Buyer's Agents to find just the Country Home, Ranch, or Acreage
you want. By
participating in the Greater Dallas MLS (which includes many counties), we can show you
the listings of
all the Agencies in this County (and nearby counties). That makes us a one-stop
for East Texas Real Estate. Give us a call, email us, or complete a Buyer Data Sheet on our
web to let us know what you are looking for.
Contact us @ The Country Connection
Office : 903-567-1146
Henderson County Agent: 903-288-1567 (Melody Belcher)
Email Addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org