Welcome to Emory, TX Located In East Texas at the Crossroads of Hwy. 19 & Hwy. 69. If you've been searching for a worry-free life-style around beautiful lakes and love the outdoor rural life, fishing, and enjoy small town quilting groups and community living, you'll love all Featherbrook Apartments has to offer. The county seat for Rains County, Emory's primary claim to fame is as the "Tween County." Its location is "between" Lake Fork, a world-class largemouth bass lake, and Lake Tawakoni which is recognized as "The Catfish Capital of Texas".