Chilton, Texas

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Chilton, Texas
Featherston Field in Chilton
Featherston Field in Chilton
Chilton is located in Texas
Chilton
Chilton
Chilton is located in the US
Chilton
Chilton
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
Area
 • Total3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2)
 • Land3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation
428 ft (130 m)
Population
 • Total911
 • Density231/sq mi (89.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
76632
Area code(s)254
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 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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  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Chilton CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 22, 2016.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chilton, Texas