Port Arthur Jefferson County, Texas

Port Arthur: City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States

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Port Arthur is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 53,818 and a population density of 144 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 54,280 inhabitants.


Port Arthur is located at 29°53'7"N 93°56'32"W (29.8851900, -93.9423300).

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Port Arthur forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 5pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Heat index values as high as 107. Southwest wind 0 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

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Port Arthur Quick Facts

Population : 54,280 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 77640–77643
Phone Area Codes : 409
Area : 373.41 km2
Altitude : 7 feet / 2 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 02:26:52 (1st August 2021)
Density : 145 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 0.85% (2010-2019)
Weather : 94℉ Mostly Sunny then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


The population of Port Arthur increased by 0.85% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 53,818 - census
2011 54,905 1.98% estimation process
2012 54,563 -0.63% estimation process
2013 54,719 0.29% estimation process
2014 54,529 -0.35% estimation process
2015 55,378 1.53% estimation process
2016 55,566 0.34% estimation process
2017 55,433 -0.24% estimation process
2018 54,889 -0.99% estimation process
2019 54,280 -1.12% estimation process

Port Arthur zip code is 77640. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 48245

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People born in Port Arthur (87)

People born in Port Arthur, including jazz guitarist Zachary Breaux, painter and graphic artist Robert Rauschenberg, golfer and athlete Babe Didrikson Zaharias, you can see a list of people who born in Port Arthur.


College & universities near Port Arthur

Code Name City ZIP
226116 Lamar State College-Port Arthur Port Arthur (TX) 77640
226091 Lamar University Beaumont (TX) 77705
441760 Lamar Institute of Technology Beaumont (TX) 77705
434283 Academy of Hair Design-Beaumont Beaumont (TX) 77701-4650
226107 Lamar State College-Orange Orange (TX) 77630

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Port Arthur

Code Name Address Type
BMT Beaumont 2555 W. Cedar Street RAIL
LCH Lake Charles 100 Ryan Street RAIL
GLS Galveston (Texas Eagle Bus), Texas 25th St. and Strand St. BUS

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Beaumont 116,825 County seat of Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Nederland 17,371 City in Texas, United States
Groves 15,480 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Texas, United States of America
Port Neches 12,655 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Central Gardens 4,347 Census designated place
Fannett 2,252
Bevil Oaks 1,225 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
China 1,206 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Pine Island 1,159 Town of the United States
Nome 595 City in Jefferson County, Texas, United States
Higgins 391 City in the United States
Taylor Landing 240 City in Jefferson County, Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Port Arthur distances to largest Texas cities

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