• Welcome to Van, Texas!

    A town that is proud of its Mayberry-like character! Van offers a traditional, down-home quality of life that has all too often become a thing of the past. Only 26 miles from downtown Tyler and 72 miles from downtown Dallas, people often relocate to Van to raise their families in our safe, wholesome environment.

    Learn More About Van!
  • Friendly, Vibrant Community

    In Van there is a true sense of community with regular Main Street parades and celebrations, excellent 3A public schools, wonderful churches and ministries, like Sky Ranch camp, and an abundance of down-home, friendly folks.  Our close proximity to Tyler and Dallas gives our residents a quick commute to work and easy access to big city amenities, all without the daily hustle and bustle.

    Learn About Van’s History
  • Convenient Location

    Located in a strategic growth corridor along I-20, businesses are also looking to make Van home.  Our great location, low real estate prices, strong businesses incentives, record-breaking retail sales, and steadfast commitment to the growth of small and mid-sized companies makes Van an ideal location for business success.

    Find Van, Texas!


2clr_logo city of van blog.png  2015 City of Van Annual Drinking Water Report

2clr_logo city of van blog.png  Van Budget 2015-2016

The Van Chamber appreciates all the guests that came to participate with us at our annual Van Chamber Banquet.  We thank Van First Baptist Church for the use of the facility.

We appreciate the food supplied by The Farmhouse and the KEY Club for set up and wait staff and Boys Scouts ushers,  that help throughout the evening, including clean up. The Van Oil Queen Elizabeth Mattox for her participation with the auction and door prizes. Van Journalism Photographers.  

We want to thank everyone that bid on the auction items and hope everyone enjoys the door prizes they won!!!  Thanks for Kevin Sherrard for his Auctioneer work.

We want to say congratulations to the honorees for the evening.  Volunteers of the Year went to Neighbors Helping Neighbors.   Business of the Year went to The Farmhouse.   Citizen of the Year went to Pat Valentine.  City of Van Employee of the Year went to Sereca Huff.    Van ISD Employees of the Year to Van High School, Amanda Rolison.  Van Jr High to Amy Moffatt.  Van Middle School to Cathy Wheeler.  Van Intermediate to Jammie Thedford.  JE Rhodes Elementary to Kim Smith.
Thank you Donors.  You helped make it a special night!

Thank you to Donors for web

H & R Block

Movie Flyers - Mar

Health at Home

Mar Recognition 2017

Chamber Logo 2011

March 7, 2017

Van Area Chamber welcomes you to join us for their monthly meeting held at the  Movie House  –  255 West Main.

You do not need to be a member to join us.

The lunch will be $9 per meal.

Come listen for upcoming events and community planning.

Our Speaker is Gene Keenon, Area Representative for Republic Services.  Van’s new refuse company.    He will be happy to answer all our questions on the change that will be made in April.

Bring your business card – there will be a drawing (s).

The Meeting will begin at 12 Noon but will be open for early arrivals by 11:30. We will be ready to go back to your homes or businesses by 1:00 PM.

We hope to see you there.



YWAM flyer - Mar 3-4

For more information go to: http://ywaminspire.com

Relay for life cover

Save the Date – May 12, 2017.  

Get some teams together Van!!!!   VAN used to have lots of teams participate in this event.  We can do it again!    It takes place in The Arbors Pavilion on First Monday Grounds at 385 W Dallas St, Canton, TX 75103.

   Begins at 7 PM on Friday and ends at 3 AM Saturday morning.

Their next meeting for those interested in joining—or simply learning more, will be February 28th at 6:30 pm in American National Bank of Canton at 401 St Hwy 243.

Website http://www.relayforlife.org/vanzandtcotx.   Get your team signed up!    Let’s get Van represented for this FIGHT for LIFE!

med stop

pi-Medstop Clinic opens 2-9 page 1 = feb 9 van banner

page 2 - Feb 9 Van BAnner

page 3 - Feb 9 Van Banner

Upcoming Events

  • March 29, 2017 @ 11:42 pm
  • Businesses, Churches & Attractions