Van is a city in Van Zandt County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,362 at the 2000 census. According to a 2006 estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau, the population has risen to 2,598.
Van is located at 32°31′34″N 95°38′11″W / 32.526029°N 95.636493°W / 32.526029; -95.636493 (32.526029, -95.636493).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.7 km2), all of it land.