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Kirbyville is located north of Beaumont toward Jasper along US 96 near the Sabine River and the Texas/Louisiana state line.
In Jasper County, it is also near Big Thicket National Preserve.
In 1990 it reported sixty-six businesses and a population of 1,952 and served as a trade center for Jasper and Newton counties. Residents were self-employed in small businesses or commuted to out-of-town jobs at the Evadale papermill, the plywood mill at Fawil in Newton County, or the chemical and petrochemical plants in the Beaumont and Orange areas.
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05/27 Coming to The area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.