Beaumont Essential Info


Beaumont is a city in Texas, USA.

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  1. Spindletop Hill in Beaumont became the first major oil field and one of the largest in American history.
  2. Beaumont ishome of the World’s Largest Working Fire Hydrant. The giant hydrant was donated to the city by Walt Disney on March 9, 1999 for the re-release of the animated movie “101 Dalmatians”.
  3. Beaumont is home to Gator Country and its 400 alligators as well as Gary Saurage, a conservationist, owner of Gator Country.
  4. Beaumont dates from 1824 when it was known as Tevis Bluff after Noah and Nancy Tevis, the first settlers. In 1835, Henry Millard and partners bought the Tevis’ property for a planned town. Millard’s wife’s maiden name was Beaumont.
  5. Jason’s Deli, a fast casual delicatessen restaurant chain is headquartered in Beaumont.

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