Bullard Area and Community Information


Bullard TX homesHundreds of years ago the Caddo Tribe first roamed the land that is now Bullard Texas. Located a few miles south of Tyler, this Smith County community began in 1884 as a stop on the Kansas and Gulf Short Line Railroad. The town prospered as area farmers hauled cotton, vegetables and fruit crops in from the countryside to ship out on the railroad. Bullard’s founders worked hard to build an exceptional city for their residents. Today’s leaders also strive to improve their city for current and future generations. Bullard properties now house over 2,400 residents in Smith and Cherokee Counties. The community offers exceptional recreational areas, historical treasures and celebrations for all ages. 

Bullard home buyers will enjoy discovering Smith County’s parks and recreational areas. Visitors can choose to picnic at Bullard’s wonderful OL Ferrell Park or do some serious camping and fishing at nearby Lake Tyler. Homes for sale in Bullard are also near beautiful Lake Palestine which offers great fishing, boating and water skiing fun.

Activities and Attractions

Bullard Properties Home buyers looking at Bullard homes may also want to explore the city’s historic past. Mrytle-Vale is the name of the main home found at Bullard’s Dewberry Plantation. This beautiful pre-Civil War home was constructed by Colonel John Dewberry in 1854. Today the house is open for tours, weddings and family reunions. The American Freedom Museum is another Bullard treasure that brings many visitors to town. The museum’s galleries have a tremendous collection of artifacts, documents and artworks from the American Revolution to the Afghanistan conflict. Visitors can see items from an American Revolutionary War musket to a fully equipped Vietnam era Huey helicopter. Real estate in Bullard also lies near Bullard’s Well, the site of plentiful water for early Bullard. This area near Bullard TX homes is marked by a Texas State Historical Marker.

Golfers may want to bypass the fun found at local parks to try the Oak Hurst or Peach Tree Golf Courses. These two 18-hole courses stand next to each other and near Bullard TX real estate. Beginning golfers may want to focus on Peach Tree’s gentler course. Advanced golfers will find Oak Hurst’s professionally designed course challenging. The courses offer pro shops, restaurants and lessons with course professionals. Bullard TX real estate is near these great courses.


Bullard real estate is also near great celebrations for all ages. The city’s annual Fourth of July celebration is called “Blast over Bullard”. This event near Bullard homes features live music, jump houses for the kids, face painting and one of the best fireworks displays around. Another patriotic celebration that brings thousands to town is the Bullard Red White and Blue Festival. The RWB Festival takes place near Bullard homes for sale and honors all East Texas veterans. Great food, music, vendors and a carnival are highlights of this day of fun. Christmas revelers will also enjoy the community’s lively Christmas parade with bands, floats, candy and a visit from Santa. Debbie Sample can tell you more about this great city.

Markets Served: Bullard, Flint, Tyler, Whitehouse, Lindale, and Frankston. Contact Debbie Sample to find out more about these communities.
Debbie Sample
Debbie Sample
Real Estate Agent
6761 Old Jacksonville HWY Tyler TX 75703