Dogwood City, TX

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: February 14, 2005

Dogwood City is a community located on State Highway 155, about sixteen miles southwest of Tyler in the extreme southwestern corner of Smith County. This lakeshore development on a peninsula in Lake Palestine began in the 1970s. The community included homes as well as recreational amenities. Some businesses operated along the highway. In 2000 Dogwood City had a population of 800.


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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Dogwood City, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 25, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

February 14, 2005