Palestine (pronounced PAL-es-teen) is a city located in Anderson County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 17,598. It is the county seat of Anderson County and is situated in East Texas. Palestine was named for Palestine, Illinois, the home of an early settler. It is the home of the National Scientific Balloon Facility.
Palestine entered the news in February, 2003, as one of the East Texas towns that received much of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster debris.
Web Sites and Links
City of PalestineOfficial municipal web site.
Dr. John GwozdzInformation on the treatment of cancer with radiation therapy, how to choose a radiation oncologist, and what to ask during the initial consultation.
Glad Tidings Assembly of GodContact information, location, staff, weekly schedule, summary of beliefs with Scriptural references.
Palestine Chamber of CommercePalestine is the home of the Davy Dogwood Park, (Home of the Texas Dogwood Trails), an abundance of Victorian homes, The Texas State Railroad, world famous Eilenberger Bakery, and some of the friendliest people you will ever want to meet.
Palestine, Texas Convention and Visitor BureauFeatures area events, attractions, dining, lodging, and recreation.
Westwood High School - Class of 19601960 yearbook and 40th class reunion pictures and member information.