Keene, Texas

Keene: City in Johnson County, Texas, United States

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Keene is a city located in the county of Johnson in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,106 and a population density of 469 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,588 inhabitants.

Keene, Texas is a charming city located in Johnson County, Texas. It has a population of 6,456 and is growing each year. The city is home to Southwestern Adventist University, which was founded in 1900 and offers degrees in arts, sciences, business administration and education.

Keene is located at (32.195829, -97.870523). According to the United States Census Bureau in 2000, the city had a total area of 7.4 square miles (19 km²), all land. In the 1990s, many new subdivisions were built in Keene. In 2000, there were 9,933 residents; by 2010 this number had risen to 13,698 people.

Keene is also known for its natural beauty—it's surrounded by rolling hills and trees that are nearly always green! The city's elevation is 272 meters above sea level, making it perfect for hiking or just getting outside on a nice day.

In addition to being close to nature, Keene has many other things going for it: a hospital with 24-hour emergency care and urgent care services; an active Chamber of Commerce; an excellent public library; great schools; and plenty of local businesses including restaurants, grocery stores and shops!

Keene locator map
Location of Keene on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Keene

Population : 6,588 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Johnson County
Postal code : 76059
Phone Area Codes : 817
Area : 13.01 km2
Altitude : 892 feet / 272 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:12:09 (2nd March 2024)
Density : 506 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.32% (2010-2020)
Johnson County Texas incorporated and unincorporated areas Keene highlighted locator map image
Johnson County Texas incorporated and unincorporated areas Keene highlighted
Johnson County Texas incorporated and unincorporated areas Keene highlighted locator map image

Geography

Keene is located at 32°23'49"N 97°19'26"W (32.3968100, -97.3239000).

Keene map

Demographics

The population of Keene increased by 7.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,106 - census
2011 6,087 -0.31% estimation process
2012 6,096 0.15% estimation process
2013 6,117 0.34% estimation process
2014 6,168 0.83% estimation process
2015 6,249 1.3% estimation process
2016 6,303 0.86% estimation process
2017 6,375 1.13% estimation process
2018 6,451 1.18% estimation process
2019 6,568 1.78% estimation process
2020 6,588 0.3% estimation process

Keene zip code is 76059. County name: Johnson, County fips: 48251

Schools in Keene

College & universities near Keene, TX

Code Name City ZIP
228468 Southwestern Adventist University Keene (TX) 76059

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Keene, TX

Code Name Address Type
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS

Post offices near Keene

Post Office Name City ZIP
Keen Post Office Keene (TX) 76059

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Johnson County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Johnson County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Burleson 49,686 A city in Burleson County, Texas.
Cleburne 31,999 City in Texas, USA
Joshua 8,202 City in Texas, USA
Alvarado 4,624 City in Johnson County, Texas, USA
Venus 4,588 Town in Ellis and Johnson Counties in the U.
Grandview 1,817 City in Johnson County, Texas, United States of America
Godley 1,712 City in Johnson County, Texas, United States
Rio Vista 1,095 City in Johnson County, Texas, United States
Briaroaks 506 City in Johnson County, Texas, United States
Cross Timber 315 Town in Johnson County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Keene distances to largest Texas cities