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Jasper

Jasper County,

Texas

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The Jewel of the Forest


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75951

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Jasper is approximately 7,895 (1998).
The approximate number of families is 2,909 (1990).

The amount of land area in Jasper is 19.599 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Jasper is 11 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.011 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jasper to Washington DC is 1133 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 229 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jasper is positioned 30.92 degrees north of the equator and 93.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Jasper elevation is 221 feet above sea level.

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Location

Jasper location: in eastern Texas, between Beaumont and Lufkin

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The geography for Jasper is the area ranges from hills to flat with 85 percent of the land being forested. Most of the forest are pine and hardwoods

History & History Related Items

Jasper history:

Jasper is named for Sgt. William Jasper, who was a hero of the American Revolution.
The incorporation date of Jasper: 1926

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Attractions

Jasper attractions:

The Jasper historic town square, including: the County Courthouse and old county jail.

Sandy Creek Park in the downtown area features: fishing ponds, a pavilion and a great children's playground.

The Jasper information center can answer you questions about the area.
Please call: (409) 384-2762
Center location: 246 E. Milam

Beaty-Orton House
Built by John Beaty in the late 1800's and is an example of Victorian architecture. Native pine was used to build the home.

Martin Dies Jr. State Park
This part takes in 705 acres including Steinhagen Lake. Among the features of the park are: restrooms with showers, picnic, camping and trailer sites, shelters, boat rentals, play areas, fishing pier, nature center, herb garden and more. This park is about 13 miles west of Jasper.

Nearby attractions include: Lake Sam Rayburn, Toledo Bend Reservoir, and Lake B.A.

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