Silsbee is a town in Hardin County, Texas, United States. It has a population of 6.661 according to the last census and the closest large city is Huston. The city was reached by railroad in 1894 and then it was known as a mill town. When Silsbee was first established its most important business was a lumber company. At this point, it has about 2500 households and a median income of $51.000 for a family. There are a few notable residents of Silsbee, such as Len Garrett, football player, and Chloe Jones, pornographic actress, Hollywood actress.