Oglesby, Texas

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Oglesby, Texas
Location of Oglesby, Texas
Location of Oglesby, Texas
Coryell County Oglesby.svg
Coordinates: 31°25′8″N 97°30′37″W / 31.41889°N 97.51028°W / 31.41889; -97.51028Coordinates: 31°25′8″N 97°30′37″W / 31.41889°N 97.51028°W / 31.41889; -97.51028
Country United States
State Texas
County Coryell
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 846 ft (258 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 458
 • Density 930.1/sq mi (359.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76561
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-53520[1]
GNIS feature ID 1364348[2]

Oglesby is a city in Coryell County, Texas, United States. The population was 474 at the 2010 census. It is part of the KilleenTempleFort Hood Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Oglesby is located at 31°25′8″N 97°30′37″W / 31.41889°N 97.51028°W / 31.41889; -97.51028 (31.418901, -97.510144).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 458 people, 174 households, and 120 families residing in the city. The population density was 930.1 people per square mile (360.9/km²). There were 194 housing units at an average density of 394.0/sq mi (152.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.70% White, 1.53% Native American, 6.55% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.35% of the population.

There were 174 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.1% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,429, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $18,056 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,433. About 9.8% of families and 13.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under age 18 and 20.3% of those age 65 or over.


The City of Oglesby is served by the Oglesby Independent School District and home to the Oglesby School Tigers.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

Oglesby, Texas is home of the Oglesby Tigers and The Exemplerary Olgesby Isd that offer several sports including Football, Basketball, Track, One Act Play, Tennis, and Golf. As well as the counties 3rd largest fire department.