General.. The population is 5,556 and the altitude is 72

Built on Robert Guthrie League granted by Mexican government through Stephen F. Austin in 1824. As commissary for Italian laborers on the New York, Texas and Mexican Railway, the town was first called Macaroni Station. Today the seat of Jackson County, commercial center for rice, cotton, livestock, and oil.


- 575 acres on Lake Texana offer water-oriented recreation including boating, fishing, water skiing, and swimming, picnic facilities, camping with water and electrical hookups, rest rooms, showers, boat ramp. East 6.5 miles via Texas 111 south; Admission.