Berclair, Texas

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Berclair, Texas
Unincorporated community
Berclair is located in Texas
Berclair
Berclair
Berclair is located in the US
Berclair
Berclair
Coordinates: 28°31′51″N 97°35′28″W / 28.53083°N 97.59111°W / 28.53083; -97.59111Coordinates: 28°31′51″N 97°35′28″W / 28.53083°N 97.59111°W / 28.53083; -97.59111
Country United States
State Texas
County Goliad
Elevation 190 ft (60 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 253
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 361

Berclair is an unincorporated community in Goliad County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Victoria, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Berclair was founded in 1889 when the railroad was extended to that point.[1] The town's name is an amalgamation of Bert and Clair Lucas, the names of local ranchers.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berclair from the Handbook of Texas Online
  2. ^ Tarpley, Fred (5 July 2010). 1001 Texas Place Names. University of Texas Press. p. 24. ISBN 978-0-292-78693-6. 

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