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Gresham Texas

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Gresham is located six miles south of Tyler on Old Jacksonville Highway (2493) at the intersection with Farm road 2813, and north of Flint and Bullard.

Nearby is an exit from the new Toll Loop 49. To the west of Gresham is located the Noonday community.

Gresham Texas History

Gresham was established in 1877 as a shipping point on the railroad. A cotton gin was in operation by 1900. On July 1, 1899, operations of the rail line through Gresham was assumed by the St. Louis Southwestern Railway Company of Texas, commonly known as the Cotton Belt Route.

Abandoned Cotton Belt Route still visible in Gresham TexasAbandoned Cotton Belt Route still visible in Gresham

The rail line is now abandoned, but its route through Gresham and Flint is still visible. Read more about the rail line between Tyler, Gresham, Flint and Bullard.

Today, Gresham is again experiencing growth as the Old Jacksonville Corridor expands from Tyler to the south, and additional businesses, banks, retail outlets, restaurants, nurseries and housing developments locate in the area.

Local Gresham Texas Businesses of Interest

Centaur Arabian Farms Bed & Breakfast

Lovely bed & breakfast and horse ranch in the rolling hills just south of Tyler near Gresham, perfect for overnight stays and large business meetings, weddings, receptions and other special events.

Centaur Arabian Farms in Gresham Texas near TylerCentaur Arabian Farms in Gresham
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It features beautifully landscaped grounds, an upscale "barn" for events, and outdoor gazebo for weddings.

Centaur Arabian Farms is conveniently located at 10271 FM 2813 between U.S. Highway 69 and Gresham ... phone 903.561.6926 for more information.


The Stand Hot Dogs & Sausages, in Gresham at 16700 FM 2493 (Old Jacksonville), Suite 1600 ... phone 903.504.3292 or visit them on the web at www.TheStandHotDogs.com


Family First Pharmacy ... highly recommended, very professional personal and friendly service! Our family regularly does business there! 16623 Old Jacksonville Highway in Gresham. Phone 903-561-2822


Evoynne Flowers and Gifts

Gresham Veterinary Hospital

Angel Layettes.org

Meadow Lake Senior Living Community is located on 92 acres at 11245 Shoreline Drive in Gresham in the Greater Tyler Texas area, just off County Road 165 near the intersection with Old Jacksonville Highway.

Meadow Lake, located in Tyler Texas near the community of GreshamMeadow Lake Senior Living
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This continuing care retirement community provides independent residential living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care. Independent residential living is provided in executive homes or apartment homes to individuals who need little or no assistance.

This beautiful facility is part of the Sears Methodist Retirement System.


Dairy Queen

What-A-Burger

Kickerz Coffee ... the big hat!

Kidd Jones Exxon

Subway (located in Kidd Jones)

Chevron Service Station

Higginbotham Brothers Hardware ... on the corner of Old Jacksonville and 2813

Half Moon Grill and Saloon

Southside Bank

Hobby Monkey

Edward Jones

Rose Capital Realty

Bruno's Pizza ... just north of Loop 49 on Old Jacksonville Highway

Map of Gresham Texas (Courtesy of Google Maps)

Map of Gresham Texas area including Tyler, Flint and BullardAdditional Tyler Area Resources of Interest



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