Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon


ROBERTSON, TEXAS (Jasper County). Robertson is on State Highway 62 twenty-eight miles northeast of Beaumont in southern Jasper County. The community grew up around the Orange and Northwestern Railway, which was converted from a logging tramline to a common carrier in 1902. By 1905 Robertson was the sole stop on the road between Maurice, in Orange County, and Buna. By 1918 several other stations and flag stops had been established, thus diminishing Robertson's importance. Highway maps of the mid-1980s do not show Robertson, although the Geographical Names and Information System continues to list the little community.

Robert Wooster

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, Robert Wooster, "Robertson, TX (Jasper County)," accessed October 28, 2016,

Uploaded on June 15, 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!