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Flatonia
Fayette County, Texas

ZipCodes
78941




Page Contents for Flatonia, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Flatonia is approximately 1383 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 536 (1990), 515 (2010).
The amount of land area in Flatonia is 3.297 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.044 sq kilometers.
The distance from Flatonia to Washington DC is 1357 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Flatonia is positioned 29.68 degrees north of the equator and 97.10 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

half-way between Houston and San Antonio on Interstate 10.
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History & History Related Items

Flatonia was founded in 1873 by the Southern Pacific Railroad. It was named Flatonia, not because it is flat, but for a local pioneer and businessman, F.W. Flato. The area has a diverse background with settlers of English, German, Bohemian, Czech and Italian coming into the area to live. Though people with many ancestral backgrounds are here, the area celebrates many of the dominant Czech traditions. The local weekly newspaper, the Flatonia Argus, has published since 1875. It is located at 214 Penn St. in Flatonia.
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The founding of Flatonia

1873


Attractions

Attractive downtown buildings, antique shopping, motels, bed and breakfast, park facilities including swimming pool and covered pavilion. Nine (9) hole golf course.
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Flatonia Schools

Flatonia Texas School District (Flatonia ISD)
P.O. Box 189
Flatonia, TX 78941
Phone: 512-865-2941
FAX: 512-865-2940

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