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Palestine
Palestine
Texas
6 reviews
3 out of 5 stars based on 6 ratings
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Palestine ( PAL-i-steen) is a city in Anderson County, Texas, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 18,712. It is the county seat. Palestine was named for Palestine, Illinois, by Daniel Parker. Palestine is a relatively small town located in the Piney Woods equidistant from the major airport cities of Dallas, Houston and Shreveport and is notable for its natural environment, including the dogwood floral blooming season, for 23 historical sites on the National Register of Historic Places and is the western terminus of the Texas State Railroad, a steam and diesel railroad museum operating between Palestine and Rusk.

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Almost everyone in this town is mature.
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This community is diversity with all ages and everybody try to look out for each other and protect and watch the neighborhood from the wrong people
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You can not get a job if you're older. They have a new scheme to find out how old you are. They ask you what year you graduated high school and when you answer truthfully they simply hang up on you when doing a telephone interview!
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Palestine has several nursing homes and assisted living communities. They have a transit system for the elderly and disabled. they also have V/A facilities.

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How did Texas earn the grade of B? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Texas has a state sales tax of 6.25%. Of particular interest is that Texas does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Texas has an effective property tax rate of 1.86%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Texas earned its state tax grade of B.

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