RUSK

Population 4,498

Altitude 489


General

Although only one family was living here in 1846, the site was chosen as seat of Cherokee County. Named after Thomas Jefferson Rusk, a signer of Texas Declaration of Independence. Town famed as birthplace of James Stephen Hogg and Thomas Mitchell Campbell who were first and second native born Texans to serve as governor.

BONNER BANK BUILDING

FAIRCHILD STATE FOREST

FOOTBRIDGE GARDEN PARK

JIM HOGG STATE HISTORIC PARK

OLD RUSK PENITENTIARY BLDG

RUSK STATE PARK

SCENIC DRIVE

TEXAS STATE RAILROAD


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