• 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.

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The Van FFA was ranked Gold (which is the highest) on the National Chapter Award and Golden Horizon Award.  They were ranked 24th out of 1600 chapters in the state of Texas at the 90th Annual Texas FFA Convention.
Also, Jillian Gilchrist placed first in the Agriscience fair in the plant system division and is heading to nationals in October.

event schedule Jun - Dec 2018

Summer 2018

NEW:   SNOWIE SHAVED ICE will be there with their snow cones.  They will offer their $3 snow cone.  So be prepared with a little extra money if you wish to purchase one or more.

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Spring Fling 2018 Flyer

Upcoming Events

  • July 19, 2018 @ 12:12 am
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