Web Links: Government


Local Government Web Pages

             City of Port Arthur

              Port Arthur Fire Department

              Port Arthur Police Department

              Port Arthur Municipal Court

              Port of Port Arthur

              Jefferson County


Other Jefferson County Cities




Census 2000  There is an enormous amount of data here.  Search a street address and get census data for the surrounding area anywhere in the U. S. at different levels down to the city block.  Get a map of the area covered by the information.  This is amazing access to a very expensive government program - an example of what the Internet was meant to be.      

City College of New York - Government Documents Page Provides information on about 100 topics of interest relating to Federal Government issues and policies and to historic events.  Scroll down past their mission statement to see the links.  There are many links here to Federal Government web sites and a number of the topics have teacher lesson plans as well.

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)  Federal Government tax information - includes searchable access to forms.  Enter the year and number of the form you need into the "Forms and Publications" search box at the left center of the page.  You will need the AdobeĀ® PDF Reader (free to download from AdobeĀ®) in order to open and print the forms.  The IRS does accept forms printed in this way.

Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission

State of Texas  The official web site of the State of Texas, providing links to its various subdivisions including all three branches of state government.  The judicial branch is a bit deep in the page - so to link to it directly, go to Texas Judiciary Online.

United States Government  FirstGov is the Federal Government's search page which should link to all branches, departments, bureaus, agencies and other subdivisions of the U. S. Government.  For another approach, try Louisiana State University Libraries' Federal Agencies Directory.

United States Postal Service  Here you can purchase stamps and mailing supplies, get tips on good mailing practices for businesses, find a zip code, locate a Post Office, use on-line "track & confirm," calculate postage, change address, get forms (including passport forms), and much more.  A History of the U. S. Postal Service is included.