SILSBEE

Population 6,557

Altitude 85.


General

Established in 1894 by John Henry Kirby as a sawmill town; today it is the home of the giant Kirby Forest Industries. Silsbee is the largest city and principal commercial center in Hardin County. The Silsbee Little Theater is one of the best known amateur theaters in Southwest Texas. Excellent city parks include tennis and basketball courts, picnic areas and playgrounds. Excellent hunting and fishing in the immediate area.

The Cultural Center is located in an old ice house has a small museum on county history as well as a gift shop and meeting rooms.

ROY E. LARSEN SANDYLAND SANCTUARY

TIMBER RIDGE TOURS

VILLAGE CREEK STATE PARK


Attractions

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