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Herty, Texas
Herty, Texas is located in Texas
Herty, Texas
Herty, Texas
Location in Texas
Herty, Texas is located in the United States
Herty, Texas
Herty, Texas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Texas
County Angelina
312 ft (95 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 936
GNIS feature ID 1359085

Herty is an unincorporated community in north central Angelina County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had a population of 605 from 1970 through 2000. It is located within the Lufkin, Texas micropolitan area.


The establishment of the Southland Paper Mills adjacent to the Angelina and Neches River Railroad in 1940 led to the creation of Herty. The area is named after Dr. Charles Herty, a Georgia chemist that developed the first process to create paper from southern pine. He was also a co-founder of Southland Paper.

The population of Herty was 1,400 in 1960 and 605 in 1970, 1980, and 1990.


Herty is a part of the Lufkin Independent School District. Herty Primary School is located in the community.

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