The Port of Beaumont is a deep-water international public seaport located in Jefferson County, Texas on the Neches River 40 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico. The port is accessible from the Gulf of Mexico and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway by means of the federally maintained Sabine-Neches Waterway. The Port of Beaumont Navigation District covers an area of about 150 square miles including the City of Beaumont, Texas.
The Port offers 600,000 square feet of covered storage, bulk cargo terminals and 80 acres of open storage. Three major rail carriers, five major roadways, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and global steamship lines feed into the Port of Beaumont. The port offers a 3.5 million bushel grain elevator capable of loading 80,000 bushels per hour. The U.S. military recognizes the Port of Beaumont as the busiest military port in the world.