If you’re planning to move to Texarkana in the future, you should know a few things most people never know. If you haven’t read our blog post about, first time buying tips for Texarkana real estate. Then you should start with reading that blog post first. However if your planning to build your new home, then read our blog about buying a new construction home in Texarkana. Once you understand the real estate and best ways to buy your new house, here are some other facts you may want to know.
When moving, its always nice to know as much as you can about the area. So we have put together a list of useful information, while also including some fun facts about Texarkana.
This video explains the history of Texarkana
Important phone number and website for the Texarkana areas, including; Bowie County Texas, Miller County Arkansas and both Texarkana Arkansas and Texas. Simply call (903) 255-5560 for the Joint Operations Center.
Due to COVID19 this one is new, but might be useful right now and into the future. Visit http://www.coronatxk.org for news and information about closures and cancellations in the area. During these times, its also important to know whats really open, as some places forget to update their hours online. Find out which BUSINESSES & RESTAURANTS are open in Texarkana and surrounding areas.
Check the cost of living in Texarkana, to improve budget and planning on this website https://www.payscale.com/cost-of-living-calculator/Texas-Texarkana
Need help moving? Angies list has a great list about the top 10 moving companies in Texarkana if you visit https://www.angieslist.com/companylist/us/tx/texarkana/moving.htm
Wondering what to do once you arrive? Trip Advisor lists the 15 best things to do in Texarkana that you can find here https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g56760-Activities-Texarkana_Texas.html
For more information, watch this video about Texarkana
Fun facts about Texarkana
The State Line Post Office and federal building is the only post office in the United States, that’s located between two states. This makes it the second most photographed courthouse, just after Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. With construction of the building during 1932-1933. Be sure to get your photograph out front, where you will be located in both Texas and Arkansas.