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The early economy of Beaumont, which was settled around 1824, was based on cattle, lumber and rice. Then on Jan. 10, 1901, in the nearby Spindletop field, the first great Texas oil well blew. The Beaumont area currently forms one of the largest concentrations of petroleum refineries in the nation. Agriculture also contributes to the economy of this thriving deep-water Neches River port.
Visitor information is available at the Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum and Visitors Center, 1750 I-10E; phone (409) 833-4622 or (800) 392-4401.
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Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau 505 Willow St. BEAUMONT, TX 77701. Phone:(409)880-3749 or (800)392-4401
Parkdale Mall, off Eastex Freeway at Dowlen Rd., counts Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's and Sears among its 140 stores.
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Homewood Suites by Hilton
3745 IH-10 S. Beaumont, TX 77705
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Comfort Suites
5955 Walden Rd. Beaumont, TX 77707
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Hilton Garden Inn Beaumont
3755 IH-10 S. Beaumont, TX 77705
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Beaumont Plaza
3950 I-10 S. Beaumont, TX 77705
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