CHRISTUS St. Michael Hospital
The 312-bed hospital is an acute care and surgical facility that has served the Texarkana community since 1916. Delivering 1,800 babies per year, the hospital is home to a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), private birthing suites and educational classes for new parents.
Texarkana is located in Bowie County, Texas, and is home to more than 37,000 residents. It is a twin city to nearby Texarkana, Arkansas.
The local economy is powered by military services, health care, manufacturing, retail, education and transport services.
Texarkana is served by the Texarkana Regional Airport, Texarkana Union Station Amtrak service, Texarkana Urban Transit District bus service and several major highways.
Arts and Entertainment
Texarkana’s arts and culture scene includes Perot Theatre, Silvermoon Children’s Theatre, Texarkana Repertory Company, Texarkana Community Ballet, Texarkana Regional Chorale, Texarkana Symphony Orchestra, ArtSpark, Barbara Gleboff Fine Arts Building and the Texarkana Regional Arts Center.
Other popular local attractions include Discovery Place Children’s Museum, Kidtopia Park, Ace of Clubs House, Majestic Magnolia, Four States Fair Ag Learning Center, Four States Auto Museum and the Museum of Regional History.
Residents and visitors enjoy a variety of outdoor activities in the city’s 11 parks, which cover 500 acres. The parks include playgrounds, softball fields, a skate park, a dog park, a splash pad, soccer fields, walking paths and more.
The city hosts numerous events each year, including the Home and Garden Show, Run the Line Half-Marathon, Mardi Gras Celebration, Scout-O-Rama, Gator Egg Hunt, Twice as Fine Wine Festival, RailFest, Movies in the Park, Sparks in the Park Fourth of July, Kennel Club Dog Show, Taste of Texarkana food festival, Four States Fair and Rodeo, Mistletoe Fair, and Main Street Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting.
Texarkana is served by the Texarkana Independent School District, Liberty-Eylau Independent School District, Pleasant Grove Independent School District and Red Lick Independent School District, as well as several private schools.
Institutions of higher education include Texas A&M University-Texarkana and Texarkana College.