Jasper is a city located in Jasper County, Texas is on U.S. highways 96 and 190, State Highway 63, and Sandy Creek in north central Jasper County. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,247. It is the county seat of Jasper County and is situated in East Texas. Jasper is about 110 miles northeast of Houston.
Web Sites and Links
City of Jasper, TexasJasper Texas official site. Located in Deep East Texas, Located close to Lake Sam Rayburn, Toledeo Bend Reservoir and Lake B.A. Steinhagen.
KJAS.comLocal news and entertainment, with church announcements, obituaries, and classified ads.
Lakes Area Rose SocietyFeatures growing tips, event schedules, meeting times, and contacts. Meets in Jasper.
P.O.V. Interactive - Two Towns of JasperPBS documentary on dragging death of James Byrd. Includes behind the scenes conversations with filmakers, and discussions on race attitudes.