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positioned within the East Texas Piney Woods, Longview used to be proven in 1870 whilst O. H. Methvin deeded land to the Southern Pacific to construct a railroad station. The village turned the county seat of Gregg County in 1873 and fast prospered as a rail, cotton, and production heart. the invention of the East Texas Oil box in 1930�1931 published that Longview sat in the midst of the world�s biggest pool of petroleum. The growth had began! this present day Longview is domestic to just about 80,000 citizens. the town that accounts itself as �Real East Texas� is a producing, scientific, and academic middle and residential to such occasions because the nice Texas Balloon Race and AlleyFest arts festival.

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