Cleveland is a small rural community located in southern Austin County. The settlement began as an agricultural center during the late 1800s or early 1900s. The first population estimates were reported in the mid-1960s, when the community had one hundred residents. From the 1970s through 2000 Cleveland has consistently reported a population of seventy-eight.

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

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Place type

Cleveland is classified as a Town

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009