Welcome to Rusk

RUSK, TEXAS. Rusk, the county seat and second largest city of Cherokee County, is near the geographic center of the county at the junction of U.S. highways 69 and 84, State Highway 110, and Farm roads 241, 343, 752, 768, 1248, 1857, and 2972, 120 miles southeast of Dallas. The town was established by an act of the Texas legislature on April 11, 1846, which defined the boundaries of Cherokee County and called for the county seat to be named for Gen. Thomas Jefferson Rusk, one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence

Boil Water Notice

February 23, 2021 Boil Water Rescind Notice On February 17th, 2021 the Texas Commission on Enviro

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1st Friday Night Dance

Rusk Friends of the Library is hosting the 1st Friday Night Dance at the Rusk Civic Center 555 Eucl

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed The City of Rusk wishes to encourage community involvement by engaging citizens

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