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Silsbee, Texas

Silsbee was established in 1894 by John Henry Kirby as a sawmill town. Today it is the home of the Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. Silsbee is the largest city and principal commercial center in Hardin County.

The Silsbee Little Theater is one of best-known amateur theaters in Southeast Texas. Excellent city parks include tennis and basketball courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. Excellent hunting and fishing is also available in the immediate area.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Big Thicket Canoe Trips

Located on Village Creek in the heart of the Big Thicket, you can take a short trip of three to four hours, or two to three days in this national preserve. Reservations recommended. At 1430 U.S. 96

Silsbee, TX Canoeing



Roy E. Larsen Sandyland Sanctuary

A Texas Nature Conservancy Preserve of 2,138

Silsbee, TX Nature Preserves

Silsbee Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Silsbee, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Silsbee, TX

Ace of Clubs House

Legend says James Draughon won a huge pot in poker game by playing the ace of clubs. House's floor plan is based on the club ...

Michelson Art Museum

Features the work of the late Russian American post impressionist, Leo Michelson. The Museum also displays the Gloria and Ber...

Caddo Legacy Museum

Features displays of Caddo Indian pottery, arrowheads, tools, and other memorabilia. ...

Jefferson Historical Society Museum

Four floors of articles, documents and antiques from bygone era. Mementos of pioneer days, early steamboat commerce, and ante...

Crighton Theatre

Restored vaudeville theatre, built in 1934, is home to a variety of stage plays, music performances and special events. ...