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Jefferson County, Texas


"A Little Bit of the Netherlands in Southeast Texas"

Page Contents for Nederland, Texas

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Nederland is approximately 20,000 (2000), 17547 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,501 (1990), 7122 (2010).
The amount of land area in Nederland is 12.884 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Nederland is 4.25 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.024 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nederland to Washington DC is 1186 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 231 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nederland is positioned 29.97 degrees north of the equator and 93.99 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Nederland elevation is 7-21 feet above sea level.
Nederland median income is $ 37,881 .
Nederland average annual rainfall is 55 inches per year
The average summer temperature is low 60's degrees F.


in the general Beaumont area, off 1-10, between Beaumont and Port Arthur.
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A mixture of tropical and temperate
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Nederlands

Nederland was officially placed on the map on December 24, 1897

Immigrants from Holland came to the area in the late 1800's. In Dutch, the name, Nederland, means "lowland". The early settlers tried their hands at farming and dairying, but no great successes happened until the discovery of oil in the Spindletop oil field.

For more information about the History of Nederland, Texas, contact theNederland Chamber of Commerce and ask for books entitled Nederland Centennial History or Southeast Texas Reflections published by MichaelCate or contact him via
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The Windmill Museum has 25 foot blades that really revolve. It was built to preserve the strong Dutch heritage in the area.

La Maison des Acadiens Museum - This museum was built to honor the early French settlers in the area. It is located in the 1500 block of Boston Ave.

Things to see and do in the area.
"The complete Guide to enjoying Southeast Texas"
For information contact:
Phone: 409-838-6800
P.O. Box 3828
Beaumont Texas
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Nederland City Government

City of Nederland
1400 Boston Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627-4029
Phone - Mayor: (409) 723-1514
Phone - City Manager:(409) 723-1502

Nederland has a City Manager - City Council System of Government

City contact information for Nederland


Jefferson County Home Page

Nederland Chamber

Nederland Chamber of Commerce1515 Boston Avenue
P. O. Box 891
Nederland, Texas 77627
Phone: (409) 722-0279
Fax: (409) 722-0615

Nederland Community News

A Southeast Texas Genealogy page, "Home, Home on the Range".

Nederland Community Events

The Nederland Heritage Festival
held each year in March

Nederland Organizations

Nederland Chamber of Commerce1515 Boston Avenue
P. O. Box 891
Nederland, Texas 77627
Phone: (409) 722-0279
Fax: (409) 722-0615

Nederland Libraries

Marion and Ed Hughes Public Library
2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627-5099
Phone: 409-724-1255
Fax: 409-721-5469

Nederland Schools

Nederland High School Military Marching Band - "Golden Pride"
E-mail the NHS band at

Nederland High School
220 North 17th Street
Nederland, TX 77627
Phone: (409) 727-2741
fax: (409) 726-2679

Nederland ISD
220 North 17th Street
Nederland, TX 77627
Phone: 409-724-2391
Fax: 409-724-4280

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