Burleson County

Burleson County, Texas

Burleson County, Texas

Image of the historical marker for Burleson County's settlement. Image Credity: Terry Jeanson, Texasescapes.com.

Burleson County, in east central Texas, lies approximately forty-five miles east of the state capital at Austin and is bordered by Milam County on the north, on the east by Robertson and Brazos counties, on the south by Washington County, and on the west by Lee County. Caldwell, the largest town and the county seat, is sixty miles east of Austin. The county's geographical center lies at approximately 30°30' north latitude and 96°36' west longitude. State Highway 36 is the major north-south thoroughfare, and State Highway 21 spans the county east to west. The county is also served by two major railways, the Union Pacific and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe.

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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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Burleson County is classified as a County

Altitude Range

177 ft – 566 ft

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Burleson County by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Burleson County
Pop. Year Source
18,443 2019 United States Census Bureau

Civilian Labor Counts

Burleson County
People Year Source
8,122 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Per Capita Income (USD) Year Source
$42,629 2019 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Property Values

Burleson County
USD ($) Year Source
3,366,308,774 2019 State Property Tax Board

Retail Sales

Burleson County
USD ($) Year Source
187,944,992 2019 State Comptroller of Public Accounts

Wages

Burleson County
USD ($) Year Source
57,137,412 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Unemployment Percentage Year Source
6.9 2019 Texas Workforce Commission

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Rainfall (inches) Year Source
38.7 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Min. (January Average, °F) Max. (July Average, °F) Year Source
36.8 95.2 2019 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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Land Area

Burleson County
Area (square miles) Year Source
659.0 2019 United States Census Bureau

Total Area

Burleson County
Area (square miles) Year Source
676.8 2019 United States Census Bureau