DeKalb Texas Real Estate
DeKalb Texas Real Estate is about land and residential opportunities in DeKalb, Texas - just west of New Boston, TX It is part of the metropolitan area of Texarkana. It is on Rt 82 - west of exit 199 on I-30. Since I-30 starts in Dallas, it is about 190 miles northeast of Dallas.
It is know as the birthplace of Dan "Hoss Cartwright" Blocker of the Bonanza TV Series. He is buried in Woodman Cemetery in DeKalb.
In 1980 it had a population of 2,217. Agriculture remained of vital importance to the local economy, but, whereas cotton had been the dominant area crop during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, it had been replaced by vegetables, fruit, livestock, and hay. The town's businesses reflected that change. By the 1970s DeKalb was known for its cannery and its large shipments of tomatoes. Many of its residents were also employed at Red River Army Depot in eastern Bowie County. In 1990 the population was 1,976, and in 2000 it was 1,769.
The real beauty of DeKalb Real Estate is the charming downtown area. It still has multi-generation stores and thrives on the local traffic of people commuting either to New Boston or Texarkana at the Arkansas border. The pride of ownership is very obvious as you approach DeKalb either direction of Rt 82.
There are plenty of small partial acre homes available in the town itself, as well as acreage outside the city limits. You'll be able to enjoy the wonderful benefits of living in north east Texas without sacrificing the small town flavor of this area!