The town was named for frontiersman Davy Crockett, who died at the Alamo. It is among the oldest towns in Texas and the site of many historic structures. Crockett stopped here to visit his family friends, the Gossetts (who named the city in his honor), on his way to the Alamo. It is the seat of Houston County. Crockett's economy is based on tourism, timber, agriculture, plastics, chemicals, oil and gas. Nearby waterways are the Trinity and Neches rivers, plus several lakes and bayous.
The Architectural District features beautiful buildings, churches, antique shops and restaurants. Old Town Crockett features a statue of blues legend and native son Lightnin' Hopkins, across the street from the historic Camp Street Cafe.
Events include World Championship Fiddlers' Festival and Regional Steak Cook-Off in June and Christmas in Crockett in November.
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