Love's Lookout
US 168, TX 1

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 168, TX 1 (view other lookouts in United States, Texas)
Date Registered May 30, 1996
Nominated by Texas Forest Service, Henderson
Location Jacksonville
Cherokee County, Texas
Coordinates N 32° 01.811' W 095° 16.838' (view using Google Maps)
N 32° 01' 49" W 095° 16' 50"
N 32.030185° W 095.280636°
Elevation 703 ft (214 m)
Administered by City of Jacksonville, Texas
Cooperators City of Jacksonville, Texas


The first listing in the State of Texas, Love’s Lookout is one of the few fire towers remaining of a network in the East Texas pineywoods that once numbered more than 100. The 125’ Aermotor tower with 7’x 7’ metal cab was built by the Texas Forest Service in 1935 and remained active until 1970. It is now owned by the City of Jacksonville, TX.


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