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Groesbeck

Limestone County,

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The Friendly City, Gateway to Lake Limestone


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Zip Codes

76642

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Groesbeck is approximately 3,390 (1998).
The approximate number of families is 1,405 (1990).

The amount of land area in Groesbeck is 8.5 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.025 sq kilometers.
The distance from Groesbeck to Washington DC is 1247 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 111 miles. (as the crow flies)
Groesbeck is positioned 31.52 degrees north of the equator and 96.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The Groesbeck city color is red.

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Location

Groesbeck location: east of Waco in east-central Texas. Here is a map page for Groesbeck.

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History & History Related Items

Groesbeck history:

This town was named for Abraham Groesbeeck, one of the directors of the Houston and Texas Central Railroad in 1869. The town was incorporated on 12 April 1871 by an act of the Texas Legislature. At the time of incorporation, the city name was spelled Groesbeck and was never corrected.

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Attractions

Groesbeck attractions:

Old Fort Parker State Historical Park

Ft. Parker Monument, Ft. Parker State Park, Lake Limestone, Confederate Reunion Grounds, Limestone County Historical Museum, Maffett Memorial Library,Limestone County Youth Livestock Show, Southwest Fiddlers Championship, Groesbeck Open Tennis Tournament, Chamber of Commerce Arts & Crafts Show- Spring & Fall,Lions Club Classic Car Show, A Summer's Night at Old Ft. Parker (1stSat. in June) For info call 254-729-5253, Fort Fest (April 21); Braschler Music Show; Chamber of Commerce Annual Gospel Concert

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