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Hill County, Texas


Page Contents for Hillsboro, Texas

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Hillsboro is approximately 8,232 (2000), 8456 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,212 (1990), 2900 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hillsboro is 21.463 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hillsboro is 9.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.072 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hillsboro to Washington DC is 1265 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 123 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hillsboro is positioned 32.00 degrees north of the equator and 97.11 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hillsboro elevation is 550 feet above sea level.
Hillsboro median income is $ 26,017 (2000).
The Hillsboro median home price is $ 53,200 (2000).
Hillsboro average annual precipitation is 37.1 inches peryear.
Hillsboro average annual snowfall is 2.05 inches per year.
Hillsboro average temperature is 66.0 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 54.8 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 77.6 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 46.3 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 65.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 84.1 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 68.3 degrees F.


about 65 miles south of Dallas in northern Texas. It is about 35 miles from Waco. Nearby communities include Bynum, Abbott, Itasca, Whitney, West, Milford, Covington and Malone. Here is a map page of the area.
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History & History Related Items

The city was established in 1853. It is the county seat of Hill County. The first courthouse here was a log cabin with the striking historic courthouse built in the 1890's still standing today.
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Lake Whitney is located about sixteen miles southwest. This site is a picture newspaper of the lake.

Historic Sites in the area including the Hill County Courthouse and Hill County Jail

The Cell Block Museum
Open Saturdays, April through November.
Phone: 254-582-8912
582-2481 or 582-2119
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Hillsboro City Government

Hillsboro City Manager
115 South Waco Street
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Phone: (254) 582-3271

Hillsboro has a Mayor-Council form of Government.

Hillsboro Fire Department


Hill County Clerk
126 South Covington Street
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
Phone: (254) 582-2161

Hillsboro Chamber

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
115 North Covington Street
P.O. Box 358
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Toll-free: 800-HILLSBORO

Hillsboro Organizations

Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce
115 North Covington Street
P.O. Box 358
Hillsboro, TX 76645
Toll-free: 800-HILLSBORO

Hillsboro Libraries

Hillsboro Library
118 South Waco Street
Hillsboro, TX 67745
Phone: (254) 582-7385
fax: (254) 582-7765

Hillsboro Schools

Hillsboro School Administration Office
123 E Elm St # A
Hillsboro, TX 76645-3320
Phone: 254-582-8585 Hillsboro


The population of Hillsboro was:
1990 - 7,072
2000 - 8,232

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