2010 Census - 11,943
2000 Census - 8,731
Lumberton, Texas
Lumberton Texas History:
In 1902, the Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City Railway established a stop in the area to serve the numerous sawmills and logging camps in southern Hardin County. Lumberton grew up around the railroad stop. The Lumberton post office was established in 1909; it was discontinued and the mail was rerouted through Fletcher in 1914. Lumberton later became a residential suburb for Silsbee and Beaumont. It incorporated in 1973. Lumberton is located on Village Creek on U.S. 69/U.S. 287 and U.S. 96 (Main Street), 15 miles northwest of Beaumont, 19.4 miles northeast of Sour Lake, 41.7 miles southeast of Woodville, 55 miles southeast of Jasper, 10.5 miles southeast of Kountze, 36 miles southwest of Kirbyville, 21 miles southwest of Buna, and 6 miles southwest of Silsbee, Texas.
Lumberton Public Library:
The library provides traditional library programs, children, youth and adult programs, summer programs, public access computers with internet connections, and free Wi-Fi. Open Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 10am-1pm; closed Sunday. (409) 755-6015. 130 E. Chance Road.
Lumberton Senior Center:
Lunch is served weekdays at 11:30am. The center provides senior programs and activities. This center is available for private and public events. (409) 755-2230. Rentals: (409) 755-3700. 140 E. Chance Road.
Annual Village Creek Festival, April:
Activities include arts and crafts booths, a fun run/walk, a washer board tournament, food booths, live music, children’s activities, a parade, and a Miss Village Creek pageant. (409) 755-0554.
Dippity’s Restaurant: 4-0
This restaurant has been featured in Texas Monthly as #8 on the list of Texas’ top 10 hamburger places. This is a local and regional favorite because of their good meat and homemade buns. (409) 755-3632. 815 S. Main Street (U.S. 96). Reviews 
Novrosky's Hamburgers, Etc.: 
They serve very good turkey burgers, buffalo burgers and beef burgers, and fish salad. (409) 755-1224. 441 South Main Street. Reviews 
Catfish Cabin:
A favorite of locals, it offers a great salad bar, and catfish, shrimp and other seafood. Customers throw the shells of the complimentary peanuts on the floor. Open Tue-Sat, for lunch and dinner. (409) 755-6800. 192 Lhs Drive. Reviews  
Crazy Jose's Mexican Restaurant:
In 2009, the restaurant was named the “Best Restaurant” by Hardin County News. They serve very good Mexican food. (409) 755-4661. 600 South Main Street