Overton is a town in Texas with a population of 2,219 and lies in Rusk County. Many families, singles, and retirees live in Overton, residents tend to lean conservative and enjoy their life to the fullest in the serene atmosphere. The Bluegrass Festival of Overton, Texas is a two-day event held in early June each year and features live music from nationally recognized talent. Most part of Overton is served by the Overton Independent School District. But some small portions of the city are served by The Arp Independent School District and the West Rusk ISD.
The Overton Volunteer Fire Department consists of a 25-man volunteer unit, runs 5 fire trucks, as well as a rescue unit and ambulance service is also provided to residents through Champion EMS. The ambulance service will not only take you and your loved one to the hospital but will also transfer a patient from one healthcare facility to another and the patient is handled with a great level of care.
The primary mission of the Overton Code Enforcement Division is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens, which they try to accomplish through educating the public and working closely with the Citizens.