Introduction to Port Arthur, Texas
Port Arthur, Texas is 86 miles E of Houston, Texas. It is in Jefferson county. The city is part of the Beaumont - Port Arthur metro area. The population of Port Arthur is 57,755.
Port Arthur History
Arthur Edward Stilwell, founder of Kansas City Southern Railway, also founded the city of Port Arthur in the late 19th Century.
Port Arthur and nearby Attractions
- Babe Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Golf Course
- Central Shopping Center
- Government - Municipal Court
- Port Arthur Reservoir
- El Vista Church of Christ
- Pace Cemetery
Things To Do In Port Arthur
Babe Didrikson Zaharias Memorial Golf Course was built in honor of "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, an Olympic Gold medalist in multiple events. Her name has been featured in the Guiness Book of World Records as one of the most versatile female competitors of all times. Central Shopping Center serves as a place of attraction for visitors shopping for good deals. Port Arthur Reservoir is a popular place for anglers. The El Vista Church of Christ is a House of Prayer, famous for its magnificent architecture.
Port Arthur Transportation
Air transportation facilities are offered by the Southeast Texas Regional Airport.
Port Arthur Higher Education
Residents of Port Arthur can enroll at the local Lamar State College-Port Arthur. The Lamar University-Beaumont is also close by.