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JASPER COUNTY, TEXAS

30 44' 24" N, 94 1' 48" W (30.74, -94.03)
Population: 35,710 (2010) 35,604 (2000) 31,102 (1990)
Total area: 970 square miles (2,500 km2)
939 square miles (2,430 km2) land
31 square miles (80 km2) water

Jasper County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Jasper County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    San Augustine County (N) Sabine County (NE) Newton County (E) Orange County (S) Hardin County (SW) Tyler County (W) Angelina County (NW)

    Jasper County History

    "Jasper County was one of the original twenty-three counties created when the Republic of Texas was established in 1836 following the Texas Revolution. Bevil settlement, established by pioneer John Bevil about 1824, became the seat of government and was renamed Jasper in 1835 in honor of American Revolutionary War hero William Jasper." - from Jasper County Courthouse historical marker.

    Jasper County Courthouse
    Texas - Jasper County Courthouse
    Jasper County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey

    Jasper County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Jasper
    Book Hotel Here - Jasper Hotels
  • Aldridge ghost town
  • Beans Place
  • Bevilport ghost town
  • Bonami ghost town
  • Bunker Hill
  • Call
  • Evadale
  • Jasper County seat
  • Kirbyville
  • Remlig ghost town
  • Turpentine ghost town
  • Zavala ghost town
  • Zeirath ghost town

  • Jasper County Vintage Maps
    Jasper Newton County TX 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Jasper / Newton County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Jasper Newton County TX 1920s map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Jasper / Newton County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Jasper Newton County TX 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Jasper / Newton County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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