Waco McLennan County, Texas

Waco: City in Texas, United States

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About

Waco is a city located in the county of McLennan in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 124,805 and a population density of 476 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 141,377 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1848.

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Geography

Waco is located at 31°32'58"N 97°8'48"W (31.5493300, -97.1466700).

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Weather

Waco forecast: Mostly sunny. High near 85, with temperatures falling to around 82 in the afternoon. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Waco Quick Facts

Population : 141,377 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : McLennan County
Postal code : 76700–76799
Phone Area Codes : 254
Area : 262.41 km2
Named for : Waco tribe
Altitude : 469 feet / 143 meters
Capital city : Waco is capital of McLennan County
Establishment : January 01, 1849 (172 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:35:35 (21st October 2021)
Density : 539 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.72% (2010-2020)
Weather : 85℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Waco increased by 11.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 124,805 - census
2011 126,443 1.3% estimation process
2012 127,494 0.82% estimation process
2013 129,011 1.18% estimation process
2014 129,860 0.65% estimation process
2015 131,801 1.47% estimation process
2016 133,421 1.21% estimation process
2017 136,939 2.57% estimation process
2018 137,886 0.69% estimation process
2019 139,236 0.97% estimation process
2020 141,377 1.51% estimation process

Waco zip code is 76701. County name: McLennan, County fips: 48309

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Local Places in Waco

1 Waco City Hall
Rating: 3.6 (15)

Address: 300 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76702 ➦ Show Map

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Waco City Hall
2 City of Beverly Hills
Rating: 1.4 (10)

Address: 3418 Memorial Dr, Waco, TX 76711 ➦ Show Map

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City of Beverly Hills
3 City Of Bellmead / Water Dept.
Rating: 2.7 (7)

Address: 3015 Bellmead Dr, Waco, TX 76705 ➦ Show Map

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4 Lacy Lakeview Civic Center
Rating: 3 (1)

Address: 505 E Craven Ave, Waco, TX 76705 ➦ Show Map

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5 Waco Human Resources
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 300 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701 ➦ Show Map

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Waco Human Resources
6 Waco City Secretary
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 300 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701 ➦ Show Map

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7 Bellmead City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 3015 Bellmead Dr, Waco, TX 76705 ➦ Show Map

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8 Woodway City Hall
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 922 Estates Dr, Waco, TX 76712 ➦ Show Map

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Woodway City Hall
9 Beverly Hills Community Center

Address: 3418 Memorial Dr, Waco, TX 76711 ➦ Show Map

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10 Budget Office

Address: 300 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Waco (200)

People born in Waco, including actress and singer-songwriter Jennifer Love Hewitt, music producer Symbolyc One, singer, actress, dancer Ashlee Simpson, you can see a list of people who born in Waco.

  • Sandra Brown (American novelist) she was born in 12/03/1948
  • Corinne Griffith (American actress, film producer, author (1894-1979)) she was born in 21/11/1894
  • C. Wright Mills (American sociologist) he was born in 28/08/1916
  • Floyd Patterson (American boxer) he was born in 04/01/1935
  • Pete Sessions (American politician) he was born in 22/03/1955
  • Peri Gilpin (American actress) she was born in 27/05/1961
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson (American politician) she was born in 03/12/1935
  • Kevin Reynolds (American film director and screenwriter) he was born in 17/01/1952
  • Kari Jobe (American Christian music singer-songwriter) she was born in 06/04/1981
  • Travis Banton (American fashion designer) he was born in 18/08/1894
  • Robert Wilson (American avant-garde stage director and playwright) he was born in 04/10/1941
  • Roy Hargrove (American jazz trumpeter) he was born in 16/10/1969
  • Doris Miller (first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross) he was born in 12/10/1919
  • Hank Thompson (American country musician) he was born in 03/09/1925
  • Austan Goolsbee (American economist) he was born in 18/08/1969
  • George C. McGhee (American diplomat) he was born in 10/03/1912
  • Bill Payne (American musician) he was born in 12/03/1949
  • Billy Williams (African-American singer) he was born in 28/12/1910

Schools in Waco

College & universities near Waco, TX

Code Name City ZIP
223232 Baylor University Waco (TX) 76798
226578 McLennan Community College Waco (TX) 76708
487320 Texas State Technical College Waco (TX) 76705
225371 Hill College Hillsboro (TX) 76645

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Waco, TX

Code Name Address Type
WCX Waco, TX 301 South 8th Street BUS
MCG McGregor 1 Amtrak Blvd. RAIL
TPL Temple 315 West Ave B RAIL
KIL Killeen, Texas 200 East Avenue C BUS
FHD Fort Hood, Texas Hood Road & Old Ironsides Ave. BUS

Post offices near Waco

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Wa Post Office Waco (TX) 76706
Highlander Post Office Waco (TX) 76708
Westview Post Office Waco (TX) 76710
Wa Post Office Waco (TX) 76702
Bellmead Post Office Waco (TX) 76705

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Waco , Kansas township in Sedgwick County, Kansas with a population of 753 people.
  • Waco , Georgia human settlement in Haralson County, Georgia, United States of America with a population of 532 people.
  • Waco , North Carolina human settlement in Cleveland County, North Carolina, United States of America with a population of 319 people.
  • Waco , Nebraska village in Nebraska, United States with a population of 229 people.
  • Waco , Missouri City in Jasper County, Missouri, United States with a population of 93 people.

Other cities in McLennan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McLennan County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hewitt 15,113 City in Texas, United States
Robinson 12,091 City in Texas, USA
Bellmead 10,835 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Woodway 9,077 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Lacy-Lakeview 6,803 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
McGregor 5,413 City in Texas
West 2,969 City in McLennan County, Texas
Mart 1,983 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Beverly Hills 1,980 Town in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Northcrest 1,785 City in Texas, United States of America
Lorena 1,756 City in Texas
Bruceville-Eddy 1,704 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Moody 1,433 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Gholson 1,127 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Riesel 1,049 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Crawford 870 Town in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Waco distances to largest Texas cities