Seat of Jasper County, named for Sgt. William Jasper, hero of
American Revolution. Area terrain ranges from hilly to level,
85 percent forested by pines and hardwoods.
- ANGELINA NATIONAL FOREST - Nearest entrance is 13 miles
northwest on Texas 3.
- MARTIN DIES JR. STATE PARK - 705 acres on eastern shore
of B. A.Steinhagen Lake. Rest rooms with showers, picnic, camping
and trailer sites, screened shelters, boat rentals, children's
play area, fishing pier with fish-cleaning station. About 13 miles
west on U.S. 190. Admission.
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