Praries & Lakes
2010 Census - 598
2000 Census - 521
Lone Oak, Texas
Lone Oak History:
The first settlers arrived in the area in the1850s. By the early 1860s, a community had developed and was named for a single large oak tree standing in the middle of the prairie. The Lone Oak post office was established in 1869. The town became a shipping center for area farmers when the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad built a line through the community in 1881. Lone Oak incorporated in 1890. The 1960 impoundment of Lake Tawakoni two miles southwest of the town added tourism to the town’s economic base. Lone Oak is located at the intersections of U.S. 69 (Katy Street), FM 513 (McBride Street), FM 1571 (Old Mill Street) and FM 1567, 15 miles southeast of Greenville, 20.5 miles southwest of Commerce, 36 miles southwest of Cooper, 30 miles southwest of Jim Chapman Lake, 25 miles southwest of Sulphur Springs, 37 miles northwest of Canton, 35 miles northwest of Quitman, 13.5 miles northwest of Emory, 6 miles northwest of Point, 8.8 miles north of East Tawakoni, 10.5 miles northeast of West Tawakoni, 31.5 miles northeast of Terrell, 41 miles northeast of Rockwall, and 60 miles northeast of Dallas, Texas.  
Cotton Pickin' Theater, City of Point, TX:
This renovated cotton gin hosts the “Shindig Band” each Saturday night at 7:30pm, except the 4th Saturday. Each show features guest vocalists and musicians performing traditional country and gospel songs. On the 4th Saturday of each month the Rural American Idol holds singing competitions for all ages. The 1st and 3rd Saturday nights feature Country music. (903) 598-2571. (903) 598-3296. The theater is located at 223 Locust Street (U.S. 69) in Point, Texas. The City of Point is located on U.S. 69, 6 miles southeast of Lone Oak, 7.5 miles northwest of Emory, 17.8 miles northeast of Quinlan, 11.4 miles northeast of West Tawakoni, and 6 miles northeast of East Tawakoni, Texas. Email  Point Texas Map   
Lone Oak Public Library, Lone Oak, TX:
The library provides traditional library programs, children, youth and adult programs, summer programs, public access computers with internet connections, and free Wi-Fi. Open Tue-Fri, 10am-5pm; Sat, 10am-2pm; closed Sunday and Monday. (903) 662-4565. The library is located at 102 Jones Street, behind the post office. Email  
Annual Oak Tree Festival, Oct:
Activities at this all day event include a pancake breakfast, the 5K Fun Run, vendors, arts and crafts, live music and other live entertainment, a dunking booth, bounce houses, water walking balls, Redneck Bingo, a pageant, and a dance with live music. The 5K takes place on CR 3426 behind the Lone Oak ISD football field. This event is held in downtown Lone Oak at the pavilion. (903) 662-5116.  
Annual Christmas Parade, Dec:
Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony and Community Celebration in Quinlan, TX, Dec:
Activities at this free event include the lighting of the Christmas tree, professional like photos with Santa, mini train rides, face painting, games, pony rides, a petting zoo, and more. This event is held at 301 Main Street and the Joe Martin Administration building in Quinlan.
Dalusa Organic Ranch, 120 Acres, Point, TX:
Stephanie McCarter raises 100% organic grass-fed beef. Carter rotates pasture grazing on native Texas grasses, and has two natural ponds for water use. Beef is dry aged for 21 days, wrapped in cellophane instead of plastics, and sold pre-ordered as whole, haves, and split halves. It is sold by the cut on site or from a pick-up site in Dallas near Walnut Hill Lane and North Central Expressway. Cuts are also available at Roy’s Natural Market at 130 Preston Royal Village in Dallas. They also sell organic fed Hereford mixed cows and heifers; photos available by email. (903) 598-6822. The ranch is located at 2755 Rains County Road 1490, Point, Texas, 75472. Email