Tatum, Texas
TATUM Population - 1,898 Altitude - 385


Tatum was established in 1885 when the Santa Fe Railroad built through the town. The town site was donated by the Tatum family settlers in the area. Tatum was on earlier Trammel's Trace, a prominent foot and horseback trail from Conway, AR, to Nacogdoches. Today, current trade center for lumber, farm, and dairy enterprises. Excellent fishing in nearby lakes and streams; also woodlands hunting.

Martin Creek State Park offers boating among other activities.Lake-

Martin Creek.

Martin Creek Lake State Park-

On Martin Creek Lake with camping, rest rooms, showers and boat-launching ramp. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, and nature trails in scenic woodlands. Texas 43 southwest, F.M. 1716. Admission.



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