Lake Cherokee is located near the city of Longview, Texas. With a population of over 3,000 people, the Lake Cherokee area combines lake life with a small-town feel.
Emergency care can be found at Roy H Laird Memorial Hospital about 20 minutes from the lake. While there are many smaller airfields close to Lake Cherokee, the closest major airport is Dallas/Fort Worth International which is just over two hours away.
Groceries, snacks, and essentials can be bought at Clayton’s about an eight-minute drive away from Lake Cherokee. Locals recommend restaurants such as DoeBoy’s Taste of Chicago and El Rincon.
At just under 4.3 square miles of water, an average depth of 15 feet, and a maximum depth of 34 feet, Lake Cherokee has something for everyone.
There is plenty of room for residents to enjoy sail boating, barge cruising, swimming, water skiing, and jet skiing. The lake is also perfect for fishing since it's stocked full of largemouth bass, black bass, crappie, bream, and catfish.
Avid golfers should be sure to hit the links at Cherokee Country Golf Association. Adults of age should visit Oil Horse Brewing Company, or take the family on one of Captain Ron’s Swamp Tours.
Lovers of nature should go to Martin Creek Lake State Park. This park offers great fishing, relaxing hikes, and camping sites.
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lake Cherokee is an excellent choice.