It was first settled in the 1860's, as an encampment for the men laying the Southern Pacific Railroad. It was originally named "Edgar Station." It was officially made a town in 1912, and given its current name, which means in French "beautiful mountain."
Today, Beaumont is known for its valley and mountain scenery, and quiet community.
People Born in Beaumont
Beaumont in People's Lives
Jared Leto: I traveled here in 1994 to film scenes of the movie How to Make an American Quilt.