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Kilgore, Texas is a small to mid-size town located southwest of Longview in southern Gregg County. It’s population was estimated to be 14,947 in July 2015.
The city has went to great lengths in recent years to bring vitality back to downtown Kilgore. It has worked. It is very pretty and usually at least a couple of times a month, there is something going on.
One of these happenings, is the Texas Shakespeare Festival, an annual summer repertory company. Enjoy the beautiful celebration of Christmas downtown Kilgore – especially the lighting of the oil derricks. There’s also an annual chili cook off that you’ll find extra tasty and an Octoberfest.
Kilgore is home to the Mount Tabor Indian Community, one of five tribes recognized by the States of Texas.