The Brazos cuts through the southwest portion of the region while the Red River forms its northern border with Oklahoma and a portion of Arkansas.

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East Texas' most ethnically and racially diverse county is Jefferson County, East Texas' largest county which includes the city of Beaumont, with 44.1% White Non-Hispanic, 34.1% African-American, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino Origin and 4.1% Other (including native and Asian).

Unlike Texas' total state racial demographics, only two counties in East Texas have a majority minority, Jefferson County in the Golden Triangle and Titus County having a 40.6% Hispanic or Latino origin population.

East Texas's population is very large and is centered around the Golden Triangle (Texas) which is Beaumont/Port Arthur/Orange in Southeast Texas.

Moving north from the coast, Lufkin and Nacogdoches anchor the population center of Deep East Texas.

Most libraries have local area newspapers on microfilm and in many cases, the obituaries will be indexed to help locate them.

If distance presents a problem, try joining a Texas genealogy mailing list for the locality and perhaps you will locate someone in the area who can do a newspaper lookup for you.In Houston the average January temperature is 50.4 °F (10.2 °C) and the average July temperature is 82.6 °F (28.1 °C), however Houston has slightly warmer winters than most of East Texas due to its proximity to the coast.All of East Texas also lies within the Gulf Coastal Plain, but with less uniformity than the climate with rolling hills in the north and flat coastal plains in the south.Local vegetation also varies from north to south with the lower third consisting of the temperate grassland extending from South Texas to South Louisiana.The upper two-thirds of the region dominated by temperate forest known as the Piney Woods, which extends over 23,500 square miles (61,000 km).Bald cypress and Spanish moss are the dominant plants in bayous.