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Jasper
Jasper County, Texas

ZipCodes
75951

Motto
The Jewel of the Forest



Page Contents for Jasper, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Jasper is approximately 7,895 1998, 7590 2010.
The approximate number of families is 2,909 1990, 2890 2010.
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.

Location

in eastern Texas, between Beaumont and Lufkin
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Geography


the area ranges from hills to flat with 85 percent of the land being forested. Most of the forest are pine and hardwoods
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History & History Related Items

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

1926


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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Jasper City Government

City of Jasper
465 S Main St
Jasper, TX 75951-4513
Phone: 409-384-4651

Jasper has a Council/Manager form of government.

Jasper is the county seat of Jasper County.

Jasper Chamber

Jasper - Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber Of Commerce
246 E Milam St
Jasper, TX 75951-4136
Phone: 409-384-2762

Jasper Organizations

Jasper - Lake Sam Rayburn Area Chamber Of Commerce
246 E Milam St
Jasper, TX 75951-4136
Phone: 409-384-2762

Jasper Schools

Jasper Independent School District
128 Park Street
Jasper TX, 75951
Phone: 409.384.2401
Fax: 409.382.1084

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