Gillespie County , Texas

Gillespie County: County in Texas, United States

Gillespie County locator map
Location of Gillespie County on Texas map.

About

Gillespie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 24,837 and a population density of 9 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 26,960 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fredericksburg. The county was created 173 years ago in 1847.

Gillespie County Courthouse Fredericksburg TX image
Gillespie County Courthouse Fredericksburg TX
Gillespie County Courthouse Fredericksburg TX image

Geography

Gillespie County is located at 30°19'5"N 98°56'47"W (30.3180600, -98.9464800). It has 6 neighbors: Blanco County, Kendall County, Kerr County, Kimble County, Llano County and Mason County.

Gillespie County map

The largest city of Gillespie County is Fredericksburg with a population of 11,519. . See all Gillespie County cities & populated places.

Weather

Gillespie County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Gillespie County Quick Facts

Population : 26,960 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 2749 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : Robert Addison Gillespie
Altitude : 1,883 feet / 574 meters
Capital : Fredericksburg
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 02:21:02 (24th October 2021)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.87% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Gillespie County has 6 neighbours.

  • Fredericksburg

Demographics

The population of Gillespie County increased by 7.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,837 - census
2011 25,039 0.81% estimation process
2012 25,175 0.54% estimation process
2013 25,363 0.74% estimation process
2014 25,473 0.43% estimation process
2015 25,916 1.71% estimation process
2016 26,206 1.11% estimation process
2017 26,483 1.05% estimation process
2018 26,702 0.82% estimation process
2019 26,988 1.06% estimation process
2020 26,960 -0.1% estimation process

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People born in Gillespie County (2)

People born in Gillespie County, including postmaster Albert Luckenbach, educator and author Charles Schmidt, you can see a list of people who born in Gillespie County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Gillespie County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gillespie County.

City Name Population Title
Fredericksburg 11,519 City in Texas, United States

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