Waco , McLennan County, Texas

City in Texas, United States

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Waco is a city located in the county of McLennan in the U.S. state of Texas. In the 2010 census it had a population of 124,805 inhabitants and a population density of 476 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 139,236 inhabitants.

The city was created 172 years ago in 1848.

The city has a total area of 101.32 square miles (262.41 km2).

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Waco, TX Quick Facts

Population : 139,236 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
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 : 09:16:24 (14th April 2021)
Zip Code : 76701
Density : 531 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 10.36% (2010-2019)

Year Population Method
2010 124,805 census
2011 126,443 estimation process
2012 127,494 estimation process
2013 129,011 estimation process
2014 129,860 estimation process
2015 131,801 estimation process
2016 133,421 estimation process
2017 136,939 estimation process
2018 137,886 estimation process
2019 139,236 estimation process

The population of Waco increased by 10.36% in 9 years.

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

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People born in Waco, TX (200)

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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
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL
TAY Taylor 118 East First St. RAIL

Other cities in McLennan County

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

City Name Population Title
Hewitt 14,937 City in Texas, United States
Robinson 11,926 City in Texas, USA
Bellmead 10,744 City
Woodway 9,024 City
Lacy-Lakeview 6,721 City
McGregor 5,331 City in Texas
West 2,986 One of the four cardinal directions
Beverly Hills 1,987 Town in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Mart 1,963 City
Lorena 1,755 City in Texas
Bruceville-Eddy 1,697 City
Moody 1,420 City in McLennan County, Texas, United States
Gholson 1,118 City
Riesel 1,037 City
Crawford 827 Town in Texas
Hallsburg 468 City

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Waco, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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