Chilton, Texas

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Chilton, Texas
Featherston Field in Chilton
Featherston Field in Chilton
Chilton is located in Texas
Chilton is located in the United States
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
 • Total3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2)
 • Land3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
428 ft (130 m)
 • Total776
 • Density231/sq mi (89.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code254
FIPS code48-14692[1]
GNIS feature ID1354403[2]

Chilton is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Falls County, Texas, United States. It had a population of 776 at the 2020 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.


Chilton racial composition as of 2020[3]
(NH = Non-Hispanic)[a]
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 194 25.0%
Black or African American (NH) 81 10.44%
Asian (NH) 2 0.26%
Pacific Islander (NH) 2 0.26%
Some Other Race (NH) 5 0.64%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 22 2.84%
Hispanic or Latino 470 60.57%
Total 776

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 776 people, 247 households, and 190 families residing in the CDP.

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  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Chilton CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 22, 2016.[dead link]
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chilton, Texas
  3. ^ "Explore Census Data". Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  4. ^[not specific enough to verify]
  5. ^ "About the Hispanic Population and its Origin". Retrieved 18 May 2022.
  1. ^ Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.[4][5]