If you are new to Longview Texas, you will find the city on the east side of the state about a 2 hour drive from Dallas heading along Interstate 20. The city is host to the Great Texas Balloon Race, where some of the best competitive pilots in the world compete. There are also two primary health facilities a short distance from many Longview apartments, the Longview Medical Center and the Good Sheppard Medical Center.
The downtown area has several museums and a self-guided tour taking you through the oil boom days. There are lots of dining options as well as special events that will get you off the couch of your apartment in Longview, such as AlleyFest, Movies on the Plaza and a downtown market.
When you are ready to go shopping for your new apartment in Longview TX, head over to the Longview Mall off McCann Road and highway 281. For a quick look at the area's history, visit the East Texas Oil Museum, located on the campus of Kilgore College in Kilgore, Texas. The museum displays authentic re-creation of oil discovery and production in the early 1930s.
Average Rent in Longview, TX
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