New Baden, Texas

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New Baden
Unincorporated community
New Baden is located in Texas
New Baden
New Baden
Coordinates: 31°03′04″N 96°25′45″W / 31.05111°N 96.42917°W / 31.05111; -96.42917Coordinates: 31°03′04″N 96°25′45″W / 31.05111°N 96.42917°W / 31.05111; -96.42917
Country United States
State Texas
County Robertson
Elevation 427 ft (130 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 979
GNIS feature ID 1363681[1]

New Baden is an unincorporated community in Robertson County, Texas, United States. New Baden is located on U.S. Route 79 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Franklin.


New Baden was founded in 1881 by German immigrants. The community opened a post office in 1882; it later grew to contain a drugstore, hotel, church, and railway station. The population of New Baden peaked at 175 in 1915; it declined to 105 by 1970 but rose to 150 in 2000.[2]


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, New Baden has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]