Jefferson, Texas: Bigfoot Capital of Texas

Life-size fiberglass hairy biped helps assert the monster claim for this Bigfoot-favored East Texas town.
Address:
305 E. Austin St., Jefferson, TX
Directions:
On the south side of E. Austin St., at the entrance to the Port Jefferson History and Nature Center, directly across the street from the City of Jefferson Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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Bigfoot Statue in the Bigfoot Capital of Texas

Jefferson was declared the Bigfoot Capital of Texas by town proclamation on February 12, 2018, by the mayor, Carey Heaster Jr. Jefferson has been the host city of the Annual Texas Bigfoot Conference, organized by the Texas Bigfoot Research Center, since 2001.

[Craig Woolheater, 02/27/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Scarlett O'Hardy's Gone With the Wind MuseumScarlett O'Hardy's Gone With the Wind Museum, Jefferson, TX - < 1 mi.
The Grove - HauntedThe Grove - Haunted, Jefferson, TX - < 1 mi.
Replica Art Deco Route 66 Gas StationReplica Art Deco Route 66 Gas Station, Marshall, TX - 15 mi.
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Fort Humbug, Log Cannon, Shreveport, LA - 40 mi.

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