Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon


CENTRAL GARDENS, TEXAS. Central Gardens is located on State Highway 347 about six miles southeast of Beaumont in eastern Jefferson County. The community was shown on highway maps as early as the 1930s and probably developed as a result of the growing oil and petrochemical industries in Jefferson County. Situated on the Kansas City Southern Railway, the town served area workers. By the latter half of the twentieth century Central Gardens consisted of numerous residential developments as well as stores and an industrial park. In 1990 the population was 4,026. That figure increased to 4,106 in 2000.

Laurie E. Jasinski

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to:

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Handbook of Texas Online, Laurie E. Jasinski, "Central Gardens, TX," accessed October 26, 2016,

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas AlmanacFor more information about towns and counties including physical features, statistics, weather, maps and much more, visit the Town Database on!