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Hospitals and Emergency Services

HospitalLocationMileage from Athens
East Texas Medical Center AthensTrauma III*Athens 
Palestine Regional Medical Center
Palestine35
Veterans Affairs Medical ClinicPalestine35
East Texas Medical Center/Trauma 1Tyler36
Trinity Mother Frances Hospital/Traum 2Tyler36
University of Texas Health CenterTyler36
Navarro Regional HospitalCorsicana38
Presbyterian HospitalKaufman45
Baylor University Medical CenterDallas75
Lifecare HospitalsDallas75
Medical City HospitalDallas75
Methodist Medical CenterDallas75
Parkland HospitalDallas75
University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallas75
Veterans Affairs Medical CenterDallas75
Zale Lipshy University HospitalDallas75
* Designated by the Texas Department of Health 

Emergency Medical Services

  • East Texas Medical Services in Athens
    • Level III* Trauma Center - 24/7 Emergency Care
    • EMS Ambulances - Global positioning equipment has allowed the EMS Team to maintain its swift response times which include an 8-minute, 59-second urban response 90 percent of the time.
    • Air 1 Emergency Helicopter stationed in Athens
    • Access to ETMC Level 1 Trauma Center in Tyler
  • East Texas Medical Services in Tyler
    • Level I* & Trauma Center - Ground and Air Ambulance
  • Trinity Mother Frances Hospital
    • Level II* - Ground and Air Ambulance


* Designated by the Texas Department of Health

Pharmacies located in Athens

  1. Anderson Family Drug Center*
  2. Brookshires Pharmacy**
  3. CVS Drug Store**
  4. Gibson Discount Pharmacy*
  5. Walgreen’s Pharmacy**
  6. Wal Mart Discount Pharmacy                                                                                                    

*Pharmacy offers delivery to home
**Pharmacy has drive-through

Diving at the Athens Scuba Park

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Housed in the historical Faulk-Gauntt Building

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Open May through October twice a week

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Athens Farmer's Market - ...

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Athens Farmer's Market - ...

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Bird and Nature Walk - Oc...

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Walk on the Wild Side at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center