Lufkin is a city located in Angelina County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 32,709. It is the county seat of Angelina County, and is situated in East Texas. The town is named for Abraham P. Lufkin, a cotton merchant and Galveston, Texas city councilman. Lufkin was a close friend of Paul Bremond, president of the Houston, East and West Texas Railway which developed the town.
Founded in 1882, Lufkin is home to Lufkin Industries, which manufactures and services oil field equipment, power transmissions, and highway trailers. It is also a leading supplier of creosote.
Web Sites and Links
Lufkin State SchoolResidential facility for adults with mental retardation. Contact information and employment opportunities.
Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of CommerceIncludes contact, community, and tourist information, membership, and demographics.
Texas Online: Lufkin, TexasLufkin informational page, sponsored by Texas Online.
Woodland Heights Medical CenterHospital serving East Texas. Includes services offered, volunteer information, heart center, and career opportunities.