Longview truly has much to offer people of all ages. Longview is the regional hub for medical services, employment, shopping, entertainment, restaurants, events, and outdoor recreation. Yet, this city of over 73,000 maintains the comfortable atmosphere of a smaller community.

What is Real East Texas Living?

Longview is a community that truly exemplifies the values and personality of the people of East Texas. We are pleased that others in our region recognize these traits about Longview: outgoing and friendly, hard working, strong family values, laid back, casual, accepting and dependable are some of the words at the top of the list. Longview offers a different view of Texas located in the beauty of the Texas Lake Country. Visitors, newcomers, and longtime residents feel vital and connected in Longview.
With great natural beauty, excellent health care providers, a proud arts and culture community, a strong local economy, low cost of living, educational institutions, and community involvement opportunities, Longview is a great place for your retirement to be about relaxing, renewing, and reinventing as you discover Real East Texas Living.


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