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Page Contents for Cleburne, Texas

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Cleburne is approximately 22,205 (1990), 29337 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,234 (1990), 10439 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cleburne is 50.374 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 6.911 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cleburne to Washington DC is 1272 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 142 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cleburne is positioned 32.34 degrees north of the equator and 97.40 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Cleburne was founded by Patrick Cleburne. There is a lake here named 'Lake Pat Cleburne'.
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Cleburne has its own museum, The Layland Museum. Cleburne also has a choir for children. The theater group here is called the Carnegie Players.
There are several City fests in Cleburne, such as: Mayfest, Springfest, or Octoberfest.
There are many active Girl and Boy Scout groups. The Boy Scouts have yearly Pinewood Derby races with wooden cars. The Girl Scouts have yearly celebrations called Favorite Fellow Day where all the Girl Scout troops come bring food , share food, provide troop-made entertainment, and bring their 'Favorite Fellow', usually their dad.
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Cleburne Community Events

Antique Alley and Yard Sale
We have a semi-annual event called "Antique Alley and Yard Sale". The downtown streets of Grandview are full of antiques, Collectibles, arts, crafts,food,entertainment and more. This is a 15 mile shopping bonanza of multiple vendor sites between Grandview and Cleburne. Just off I-35 take the Grandview exit and let the fun begin!
The Sale is normally held the third full weekends of April and September. Next show date is April 16-18, 2004. Vendors welcome! 817-866-3987
Other future dates are: September 17-19,2004, April 15-17, 2005.

Cleburne Schools

Cleburne High School is a part of the Cleburne Independent School District. This is the Band webpage.

The public elementary schools are: Irving, Adams, Coleman, Gerard, and Cooke schools. They run from 1st - 5th grades.

At the moment (1999) it has a building for all the sixth grade students, by the name of Fulton Intermediate School. There is a band class for all students who've passed the band test. But since a recent election (1999), Fulton will soon be no more and other buildings will be built for school grades 6th- 8th. The Juinor High has three bands, an athletics class, a U.I.L tennis class, a recreational tennis class, a Physical Education class, a choir, home economics, health, drama, a pre-algebra, a technology class, and many other classes.
There are a couple of private Christian Schools such as Cleburne Christian Community School, (C.C.C.S).

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