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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Giddings is approximately 4,355 (1995), 4881 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,754 (1990), 1645 (2010).
The amount of land area in Giddings is 13.334 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.079 sq kilometers.
The distance from Giddings to Washington DC is 1308 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Giddings is positioned 30.18 degrees north of the equator and 96.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Giddings elevation is 465 feet above sea level.
Giddings average annual precipitation is 35.88 inches peryear.
Giddings average temperature is 67 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 38 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 96 degrees F.


located in south central Texas, between the metropolitan areas of Houston and Austin. Giddings is about 50 miles from Austin and 120 miles from San Antonio. It is just 100 miles from Houston.

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History & History Related Items

Giddings was laid out as a town on April 15,1871 and was named for J. D. Giddings, pioneer Brenham citizen and stockholder in the Houston and Texas Central Railroad. It became county seat in 1874 when Lee County was established.
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The founding of Giddings



Giddings is the County Seat of Lee County.

Giddings/Lee County Fair held each year in May.
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Economy & Industry

agriculture, industry, minerals and tourism. The major agriculture product for the area is peanuts.
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Giddings City Government

The City of Giddings
Giddings has a Council/City Manager form of Government.

Giddings City Hall
118 E Richmond St
Giddings, TX 78942-4120
Phone: 979-542-5739

Giddings Police Department

Giddings/Lee County Airport
Voice mail: 979-542-6237, ext. 204


Lee County Courthouse
200 S. MainPhone: (979) 542-3684

Giddings Chamber

The Giddings Chamber of Commerce
171 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Phone: (979) 542-3455
Fax: (979) 542-7060

Giddings Organizations

The Giddings Chamber of Commerce
171 E. Hempstead
Giddings, TX 78942
Phone: (979) 542-3455
Fax: (979) 542-7060

Giddings Libraries

Giddings Library
177 S Madison St
Giddings, TX 78942-3317
Phone: 979-542-2716

Giddings Schools

Giddings High School
Highway 77 N
Giddings, TX 78942
Phone: 979-542-3351

Giddings Independent School District
Highway 77 N
Giddings, TX 78942
Phone: 979-542-2854

Giddings Middle School
2337 N Main St
Giddings, TX 78942
Phone: 979-542-2057 Giddings


The population of Giddings was:
1930 - 1,835
1940 - 2,166
1950 - 2,532
1960 - 2,821
1970 - 2,738
1980 - 3,950
1990 - 4,093
1995 - 4,355

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