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"A Little Bit of the Netherlands in Southeast Texas"

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The population of Nederland is approximately 20,000 (2000), 17547 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,501 (1990), 7122 (2010).

The amount of land area in Nederland is 12.884 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Nederland is 4.25 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.024 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nederland to Washington DC is 1186 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 231 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nederland is positioned 29.97 degrees north of the equator and 93.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Nederland elevation is 7-21 feet above sea level.
Nederland median income is $37,881 .

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Nederland location: in the general Beaumont area, off 1-10, between Beaumont and Port Arthur.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Nederland is A mixture of tropical and temperate
Nederland average annual rainfall is 55 inches per year
The average summer temperature is low 60's degrees F.
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Nederland history:

Here is a history page for Nederlands

Nederland was officially placed on the map on December 24, 1897

Immigrants from Holland came to the area in the late 1800's. In Dutch, the name, Nederland, means "lowland". The early settlers tried their hands at farming and dairying, but no great successes happened until the discovery of oil in the Spindletop oil field.

For more information about the History of Nederland, Texas, contact theNederland Chamber of Commerce and ask for books entitled Nederland Centennial History or Southeast Texas Reflections published by MichaelCate or contact him via
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Nederland attractions:

The Windmill Museum has 25 foot blades that really revolve. It was built to preserve the strong Dutch heritage in the area.

La Maison des Acadiens Museum - This museum was built to honor the early French settlers in the area. It is located in the 1500 block of Boston Ave.

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Phone: 409-838-6800
P.O. Box 3828
Beaumont Texas

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