Slow on Down in Gainesville TX

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Gainesville, Texas is the county seat for Cooke County and is in the geographic center on Interstate Highway 35 located approximately 67 miles north of Dallas and Fort Worth area.

Gainesville ISD the following campuses make up the school district. .

  • The Gainesville Head Start Program (Toddlers/Pre-School)
  • Thomas A. Edison Elementary is for (Kindergarten & Grade 1)
  • E. Chalmers Elementary is for (Grades 2, 3 & 4)
  • Robert E. Lee Intermediate is for (Grades 5 & 6)
  • Gainesville Middle School is for (Grades 7 & 8)
  • Gainesville High School is for (Grades 9, 10, 11, & 12)

North Central Community College is located on the west side of town there are five campuses available Corinth, Bowie, Graham, and Flower Mound.

WinStar World Casino is just across the Red River in Oklahoma this is a huge attraction for the area.


The city of Gainesville has several parks to enjoy here is a list.

BP Douglas Park  529 Throckmorton Gainesville TX 76240

This park features Basketball courts, Drinking fountain, Grills, Pavilion, Picnic Tables and a play ground

Edison Park  1809 E Broadway St Gainesville TX 76240

This park is approx. 4 acres and is considered a neighborhood park with Benches, Drinking fountain, Grills, Picnic Tables, Playground, Restrooms, Soccer Fields, and a Softball/Baseball Fields

Georgia Davis Bass Park 800 E California Gainesville TX 76240

This park is considered an ornamental park with about 1.2 acres There are picnic tables and several large trees

Heritage Park North  601 E California Gainesville TX 76240

This park is Gainesville Canine Training Club the Dog Depot of Heritage park .The park is 1.7 acre east of the depot and is the first dog park. This is a privately funded park made possible by donations from individual businesses and organizations.

Heritage Park South   600 E California Gainesville TX 76240

This is a one half acre park that has a large bicentennial 15 foot star made of red white and blue grass. There are picnic table’s trees and sidewalks. A nice place to just sit a spell and relax.

Home Grown Hero Walking Trail 200 South Rusk Gainesville TX 76240 

Home Grown Hero Walking trail …. Honor someone you know by planting a tree in this park.. Majestic Shumard Red Oak Trees there are spaces for the person you care about. You can contact the parks and Recreation department at 9406684530 to find out how you can do this. The trail of trees has a Medal of Honor spot paying honor to those that have earned the Medal of Honor serving our Country.

Jaycee Park 600 E  Main St Gainesville TX 76240 

Jaycee park has a walking path that loops around and ties into the Home Grown Hero Walking Trail . There are benches , hike and bike trails , playground and water fountains.

Keneteso Park 1800 S Weaver St Gainesville Tx 76240 

Beautiful Community Park with 12 soccer fields, two water fountains, and a large parking lot. There are picnic tables, playground, ponds, and restrooms.

Leonard Park 1000 W California St Gainesville TX 76240 

Has many items for one to enjoy, Benches, grills, Pavilion, Picnic tables, Playground, Restrooms, Softball and baseball fields, a Stage, Swimming pool, Water fountains and the home of Frank Buck Zoo. Now that is a lot of things to do …

Moffett Park 200 S Rusk Gainesville TX 76240 

Disc Golf this is the park to play in…. There are Grills picnic tables and a playground. The park is approx. 6.37 acres with large pecan trees. There are no amenities

Pecan Creek Park 600 E Pecan St Gainesville TX 76240 

Pecan Creek Park has benches, a hiking trail and bike trail, picnic tables, playground equipment, a small metal covered area.

Washington Park 700 Mill St Gainesville Tx 76240 

This park is a softball and baseball field


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Hi Laura - you've given a lot of nice insights about Gainsville, TX. Good job on your video, too.

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