The city of Longview is a pleasant southwestern town offering year-round warmth and little snow. Ideal for those people who enjoy mild to hot climates, the city is situated near Gilmer, Diana, and Lakeport. A deeply integrated location, Longview has a diverse population comprised families and singles. The majority of residents ate below retirement age with equal amounts of men and women. Work and educational opportunities abound, and the largest employers include Good Shepherd Medical Center and Eastman Chemical.