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Jasper, Texas

Jasper is the seat of Jasper County, named for Sgt. William Jasper, hero of the American Revolution. The area terrain ranges from hilly to level with 85 percent forested by pines and hardwoods.

Jasper's historic town square features the courthouse, two bed & breakfasts, two art galleries, antique shops, and the old county jail where the county archives are housed. Sandy Creek Park, downtown, features children's playground equipment, fishing ponds, and a pavilion. A state fish hatchery is open for public viewing Monday through Friday.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Things to do near Jasper, TX

Texas Forestry Museum

Early logging machinery, sawmill town exhibit, wildland fire fighting equipment and fire tower, old railroad depot, antique r...

Municipal Rose Garden & Museum

22-acre garden is nation's largest rose showcase, featuring 38,000 rose bushes representing nearly 500 varieties. Roses are a...

Lone Star Speedway

Sat. night races feature I.M.C.A. modifieds, dirt south late models, and hot stocks. A three-eighth mile, high bank clay oval...

Calaboose Museum

Under the direction of the Kirbyville Area Heritage Society, the museum contains artifacts, information, and history of local...