Winnie, TX

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Nestled amidst the heart of Chambers County, lies the charming and often over looked town of Winnie. This small town has a population of 2677 in 2020 and is located right off of the busy Interstate 10. It’s just a short distance from the entertainment of Bolivar Peninsula, shopping of Beaumont and top rated medical facilities of Houston.

Winnie’s history dates back to the late 19th century when the Gulf and Interstate Railway arrived, bringing growth and prosperity to the region. The town was named after the railroad’s financier, Captain Fox Winnie. Over the years, Winnie has transformed from a railroad hub to a thriving community with strong ties to the agriculture and petrochemical industry. The town’s fertile soil and favorable climate make it an ideal location for farming. Visitors will often find fields of rice, soybeans and cattle ranches dotting the landscape. There are even a couple blueberry farms in the area.

Winnie is renowned for its annual “Texas Rice Festival”. The Texas Rice Festival began in 1968 when the local St. Louis Catholic Church created a festival celebrating the rice harvest. This event attracts people from all over Southeast Texas with it’s carnival rides, bands, and rice delicacies.

Winnie’s surroundings are a testament to the natural beauty of Texas. It’s close to the serene Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, a haven for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. It’s home ot a diverse range of bird species, making it a popular destintion for bird watching. The nearby Gulf of Mexico offers opportunities for fishing and relaxing on the sandy beach, making it a great escape for outdoor enthusiasts.

Larry’s Old Time Trade Days, which is hosted the first weekend after the first Monday of every month, is also a large attraction for the area. This monthly vendor market began in 1991 and can accomodate over 500 craft and food vendors.

Lercy’s Diner and Macho’s Mexican Restaurant are just a couple of locally owned popular places to eat with big flavor in this small town.

Winnie is served by the East Chambers Independent School district and is home of the Buccaneers.

This town may be small in size, but it is big in heart with it’s locally-owned businesses, friendly residents that are always willing to offer a hand, and unique atmosphere. This town proudly preserves its heritage while embracing the modern world. This small but vibrant community has a unique character and a rich history making it a hidden gem for those who venture off the beaten path of major cities and a perfect place to call home! Call us today and let us welcome you home!

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