Bosque County

Bosque County, Texas

Bosque County, Texas

Bosque County Courthouse, Bosque County, Texas. Photograph by Aualliso. 

Bosque County is located in Central Texas. The county seat, Meridian, is situated in the center of the county at latitude 31°56' N and longitude 97°39' W. The county lies approximately sixty miles south of Dallas–Fort Worth and forty miles north of Waco. Bosque County is bordered by Erath and Somervell counties to the north, Johnson and Hill counties to the east, McLennan and Coryell counties to the south, and Hamilton County to the west. State Highways 174, 144, 22, and 6 traverse the county, along with numerous county and farm-to-market roads; the public road system comprises 1,106 miles.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Place type

Bosque County is classified as a County

Altitude Range

410 ft – 1284 ft

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Bosque County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Bosque County
Pop. Year Source
18,685 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Bosque County
People Year Source
7,968 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$41,592 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Bosque County
USD ($) Year Source
3,145,251,055 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Bosque County
USD ($) Year Source
93,089,398 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Bosque County
USD ($) Year Source
40,722,382 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
6.2 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
36.0 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
34.8 96.4 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Bosque County
Area (square miles) Year Source
983.0 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Bosque County
Area (square miles) Year Source
1,002.5 2019 United States Census Bureau