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The Town of Log Cabin, Texas

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Welcome to Log Cabin, Texas

If quaint and quiet is your ideal getaway, look no further than Log Cabin, Texas. With under 1,000 total population, you'll be hard pressed to find anything else quite like it in the Lone Star State.

Everything may be bigger but, Texas still holds that small town charm for those willing to look for it.


Population in Log Cabin, Texas

The population of Log Cabin, Texas is below 1,000 residents between 300 households with 206 families reported to the 2000 Census. There are approximately 550 housing structures.

The town of Log Cabin is predominately white, with 96% of the population. Only 1% of the population is made up of African American residents and 2.7% are Hispanic.

Where is Log Cabin, Texas

Incorporated in 1987, Log Cabin, Texas is located in East Texas as part of Henderson County. The town sits on a peninsula at the southeast part of Cedar Creek Lake Reservoir, with Clear Creek to the northwest and Caney Creek to the southeast.

Log Cabin is roughly an hour from Dallas, three hours from Houston, and over three hours to Austin, Texas. Nearby cities and towns to Log Cabin include Caney City, Malakoff, Athens, and Corsicana.


Henderson County Cities and Towns

Cities of Henderson County include:

  • Athens
  • Brownsboro
  • Chandler
  • Eustace
  • Gun Barrel City
  • Log Cabin
  • Malakoff
  • Moore Station
  • Murchison
  • Seven Points
  • Star Harbor
  • Tool
  • Trinidad

Towns in Henderson County include:

  • Berryville
  • Caney City
  • Coffee City
  • Enchanted Oaks
  • Mabank
  • Payne Springs
  • Poynor

Nearby ghost towns:

  • Centreville
  • Corinth
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Things to Do in Log Cabin, Texas

Countless lake amenities are available to residents and visitors of Log Cabin that include a boat ramp and dock, fishing, swimming, sunbathing, playground, outdoor grills, picnic tables, and more!

You are required to be a resident and provide proof of a water bill in order to use the private lake access area. (Pictured above)

You will find shopping and dining entertainment in the nearby towns of the City of Malakoff with its many opportunities to shop for antiques. In the City of Athens, "the birthplace of the hamburger", you'll find plenty of shopping and entertainment places. You'll also find things to do in Gun Barrel City just down the road.

Caney Cove is the perfect getaway for those visiting Log Cabin, Texas. A quaint resort located in Malakoff, you can enjoy all the outdoor activities just down the road from Log Cabin, Texas.

Learn more about Log Cabin on the town's website.


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Sydney Spence


Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on April 30, 2021:

Log Cabin, Texas sounds like a charming place. The nearby lake activities would be a draw for people wishing to visit.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on April 30, 2021:

I don't care how damned quaint it is, it's still in Texas, it's still flat, and it's still hotter than Hades. lol Other than those things, it looks quite appealing.

Just yanking your chain. I like small towns, I like that there's lots of fishing...but it's still hotter than Hades!!!!!

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