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Jefferson County, Texas

77701, 77702, 77703, 77705, 77706, 77707, 77708, 77713

Page Contents for Beaumont, Texas

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Beaumont is approximately 114,323 (1990), 118296 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 49,021 (1990), 45648 (2010).
The amount of land area in Beaumont is 207.346 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.779 sq kilometers.
The distance from Beaumont to Washington DC is 1169 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 216 miles. (as the crow flies)
Beaumont is positioned 30.08 degrees north of the equator and 94.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Beaumont elevation is 21 feet above sea level.


in the Beaumont-Port Arthur, Texas area of eastern Texas near the Gulf of Mexico
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History & History Related Items

In the beginning, Beaumont relied on cattle, lumber and rice for its livelihood, but that all changed on January 10, 1901. The is the date the first great Texas oil well blew at the nearby Spindletop Oil Field. Agriculture is also important as Beaumont boasts a deep-water Neches River port.
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The settling of Beaumont

around 1824


Beaumont Texas information
local businesses, npo's, education, government, etc.

Fire Museum of Texas
Walnut & Mulberry Sts.
Beaumont, Texas
Phone: (409) 880-3927
See all types of firefighting paraphernalia on display. A fire-safety area is offered for children in a hands-on exhibit.

Art Museum Of Southeast Texas
500 Main St
Beaumont, TX 77701-3213
Phone: 409-832-3432
This museum has an outdoor sculpture garden as well as changing and permanent exhibits

McFaddin-Ward House
1906 McFaddin Ave.
Beaumont, Texas
Phone: (409) 832-1906
Built in 1906, this home is an example of Beaux Arts colonial-style. It was built by W.P.H. McFaddin and passed on to his daughter, Mamie, McFaddin Ward. Many original furnishings are on display.

John Jay French Historic House
2995 French Road
Phone: (409) 898-0348 or 898-3267
An 1845 Greek Revival house which was one of the areas first two story homes.

Texas Energy Museum
600 Main St.
Beaumont, Texas
Phone: (409) 833-5100
Hear about the evolution of the petroleum industry and the history of the Spindletop Gusher from lifelike robots!

Edison Plaza Museum
350 Pine St.
Beaumont, Texas
Phone: (409) 839-3089
Exhibits of the electrical industry from the time of Edison to the present and also the future.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum
1750 Interstate 10 E # 854
Beaumont, TX 77703-5252
Phone: 409-833-4622

Clifton Steamboat Museum
8727 Fannett Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: 409-840-9334
Current the museum is open by appointment only

Spindletop/Gladys City Museum
Highland Rd Hwy 69 Feeder Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
Phone: 409-835-0823
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Beaumont City Government

Beaumont City Manager
801 Main St
Beaumont, TX 77701-3548
Phone: 409-880-3708
Mayor's Office: 409-880-3716

Beaumont Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
450 Bowie St
Beaumont, TX 77701-3004
P.O. Box 3150
Beaumont, TX 77704
Phone: 409-838-6581
Fax: 409-833-6718

Beaumont Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
450 Bowie St
Beaumont, TX 77701-3004
P.O. Box 3150
Beaumont, TX 77704
Phone: 409-838-6581
Fax: 409-833-6718

Beaumont Libraries

Beaumont Public Library
801 Pearl St
Beaumont, TX 77701-3524
Phone: 409-838-6606

Jefferson County Library
7933 Viterbo Rd # 7
Beaumont, TX 77705-9265
Phone: 409-727-2735

Tyrell Historical Library
695 Pearl St
Beaumont, TX 77701
Phone: 409-833-2759

Beaumont Schools

Beaumont Isd School
3395 Harrison Ave
Beaumont, TX 77706-5009
Phone: 409-899-9972


Lamar University
4400 MLK Parkway
P.O. Box 10009
Beaumont, Texas 77710
Phone: 409-880-7011

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