Nacogdoches

/nak'euh doh"cheuhz/, n.
a city in N Texas. 27,149.

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      city, seat (1837) of Nacogdoches county, eastern Texas, U.S., near the Angelina River, 140 miles (225 km) north-northeast of Houston. In 1716 a Spanish mission (Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) was first established near a Nacogdoche Indian village (a pyramidal mound from that village is still extant). Abandoned in 1718, the site was resettled in 1779 when Antonio Gil Y'barbo built the Old Stone Fort (reconstructed on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University [1923]). In Nacogdoches, Hayden Edwards declared Texas independent (1826) and attempted to organize the Republic of Fredonia, but he was quickly driven out by Mexican officials. The pioneer home of Adolphus Sterne, a founder of the Republic of Texas, houses the Hoya Memorial Library and Museum. The old Nacogdoches University building (1845) is on the high school campus. The city's economy depends chiefly on poultry, dairying, feed processing, truck crops, lumbering, and tourism. Sam Rayburn Dam and Reservoir and the Angelina, Davy Crockett, and Sabine national forests are within a radius of 35 miles (55 km). Inc. 1837. Pop. (1990) 30,872; (2000) 29,914.

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