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Silsbee is known for its small-town feel and sense of community. Discover how a community should be as you meander through the revitalized Downtown District. Stop by locally owned shops and have lunch at a local diner. No need to feel rushed by the impersonal, corporate franchise. Here, you’ll be welcomed by small town charm. Or perhaps catch a movie at Silsbee’s Pines Theatre. Known to locals ...

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Paddle among Cypress knees and Spanish moss as you travel down Village Creek- ranked the #1 canoe trail in Texas and #10 in the continental U.S. The sounds of cicadas and songs of hundreds of different species of birds will make you feel like you’re a world away from the noise and bustle of city life. Lounge on white sand beaches or swim in the cool waters of one of the only free-flowing creeks in the state.

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Home should be a place where you feel safe, a place where you can find a bit of peace, a place of comfort. Silsbee is a quiet community where kids are safe to play in the streets, where weekends are filled with neighborhood BBQ' s, relaxing under big trees, paddling kayaks down a first class canoe trail and the sounds of church bells on Sunday. Visit Silsbee and Discover Home.

While Silsbee has a small town feel, it has access to amenities normally associated with communities twice its size, due to the regional draw from rural communities to the north and east.  Additionally, Silsbee is located within a half hour of a large city which has major amenities, such as shopping malls, restaurants, entertainment, medical specialties and a trauma center.

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The City of Silsbee PTA (Primary Trade Area) is large in geographic terms, and is approximately 24 miles from north to south and 13 miles from east to west (over 312 square miles), and encompasses the east-northeast portion of Hardin County. The City of Silsbee is the most important city and commerce center within Hardin

County and the large delineated PTA reflects the significance of Silsbee as a semi-regional retail hub

 

Silsbee is ready for business. The City of Silsbee and its Primary Trade Area (PTA) have experienced continued growth for the past decade and are projected to continue this healthy path of growth to well beyond the year 2020. According to ESRI Forecasts, the 2011 PTA estimated population was expected to increase to roughly 28,440 by the year 2016. According to census data, the population is 7,000 people, however, recent studies done by the Silsbee EDC have shown

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Silsbee In The News

Silsbee Bee New Hotel Proposed for Silsbee http://www.silsbeebee.com/articles/2017/02/08/new-hotel-project-proposed-silsbee

Niche.com 2016 Silsbee listed in Safest Places To Live in the US https://local.niche.com/rankings/places/safest/s/texas/

Texas Monthly "Nineteen Texas Swimming Spots" --Village Creek http://www.texasmonthly.com/travel/nineteen-texas-swimming-spots/

Texas Monthly "This Land is Your Land"  -- Village Creek http://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/this-land-is-your-land/

Texas Parks and Wildlife  Village Creek Canoe Trail http://tpwd.texas.gov/fishboat/boat/paddlingtrails/inland/village_creek/

Beaumont Enterprise  South Hampton http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/South-Hampton-plans-

Texas Forest Service Texas A&M wood pellet plant http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu/uploadedFiles/TFSMain/Data_and_Analysis/

Houston Chronicle Silsbee High School Football playoffs 2015 http://www.chron.com/sports/highschool/article/

Texas Highways Silsbee BBQ Restaurant http://www.texashighways.com/food-drink/item/2259-web-extra-follow-the-smoke-east-texas-bbq

Beaumont Enterprise Honky Tonk Texas http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/hardincountynews/article/Honky-Tonk-Texas-celebrates-new-patio-great-5700665.php