Chilton, Texas

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Chilton, Texas
Census-designated place
Featherston Field in Chilton
Featherston Field in Chilton
Chilton is located in Texas
Chilton is located in the US
Coordinates: 31°16′49″N 97°3′54″W / 31.28028°N 97.06500°W / 31.28028; -97.06500Coordinates: 31°16′49″N 97°3′54″W / 31.28028°N 97.06500°W / 31.28028; -97.06500
Country  United States of America
State  Texas
County Falls
 • Total 3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2)
 • Land 3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 428 ft (130 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 911
 • Density 231/sq mi (89.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76632
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-14692[1]
GNIS feature ID 1354403[2]

Chilton is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Falls County, Texas, United States. It had a population of 911 at the 2010 census.[1]

It is located in western Falls County. U.S. Route 77 forms the western edge of the community, leading north 20 miles (32 km) to Waco and south 16 miles (26 km) to Rosebud. Texas State Highway 7 passes through the center of Chilton, leading east 10 miles (16 km) to Marlin, the county seat, and west 12 miles (19 km) to Bruceville-Eddy.

The Chilton Independent School District offers extra-curricular activities, most notably football, which is played in the stadium at Featherston Field. In 2006, Chilton won its second 1A state football championship.

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