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Population: 10,000 :: Service Area: 40,000
Mexia is a north central Texas town that offers the very best of both worlds: the relaxed, family-friendly approach to life of a smaller community with easy access to all the attractions of larger metropolitan areas.
Parkview Regional Hospital is a 58-bed acute care hospital with full Joint Commission accreditation. The hospital serves Limestone, Freestone, Hill and Leon counties in north-central Texas, covering a 50-mile radius and a population of 40,000. Parkview Regional offers a full range of inpatient and outpatient services including a 24-hour physician-staffed Emergency Room, expanded ICU/CCU and round-the-clock laboratory services. In addition, Parkview offers a host of radiology services including in-house MRI and 16-slice CT, 3D/4D ultrasound, digital mammography, nuclear medicine and echocardiography. The surgery department offers inpatient, outpatient and same-day surgery, utilizing three surgery suites, a 6-bed recovery area and cystoscopy/endoscopy suite. Rehabilitation services include inpatient and outpatient physical, occupational, speech and cardiopulmonary therapies, as well as a wellness program. Medical staff specialties include asthma/allergy, cardiology, family medicine, general surgery, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngology and podiatry.
Once upon a time an oil-boom town with more than 30,000 residents, Mexia is conveniently located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 84 and State Highways 14 and 171, 12 miles northwest of the county seat, Groesbeck, in Northeastern Limestone County. Now with a population of around 10,000 residents, Mexia offers the best of two worlds: the relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere of small-town America with easy access to the social and cultural attractions of larger metropolitan areas. It also serves as the economic center of the Bi-Stone area (Limestone and Freestone counties) featuring a number of chain retail outlets, as well as specialty stores and restaurants. Mexia is also home to a satellite campus of Navarro College.
Recreational activities for the entire family are close at hand with access to baseball, softball, soccer, football, basketball, walking, tennis, swimming, golf and equestrian facilities. In addition, five lakes and parks in the county provide for a host of boating, fishing, camping, hunting and water sports.
Additionally, Mexia is located within a comfortable drive to all of the recreational and social offerings of Waco, Dallas/Ft Worth, Austin, Bryan/College Station and Houston.