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Round Top
Fayette County, Texas


The Biggest Little Town in Texas
Smallest Incorporated Town in Texas

Page Contents for Round Top, Texas

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Round Top is approximately 81 (1990), 90 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 61 (1990), 53 (2010).
The amount of land area in Round Top is 2.478 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Round Top is 1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Round Top to Washington DC is 1299 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Round Top is positioned 30.06 degrees north of the equator and 96.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.


midway between Austin and Houston. Here is a map page for Roundtop.
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moderate. Here is a weather page for the Roundtop area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Roundtop. The area was first known as "Townsend Settlement" after a family of early settlers in the area. Another name is was known by was "Jones Post Office." This was for the first postmaster, Myers F. Jones. No one is sure when it began to be known as Roundtop, but it was before 1850. The name, Roundtop, is thought to have come from a Stagecoach mileage designation, "The House with the Round Top."

Here is another history page for Roundtop.
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For more information about Round Top, see the Website

Things to see & do in the Roundtop area.

The Arts in Roundtop. This area is well-known for its fine arts!

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
P.O. Box 38
409 S. White Street
Round Top, TX 78954-0038
Phone: 979-249-3686
The oldest active Lutheran church in the state. Built in 1866 of local cedar and sandstone with hand-made, native cedar pipe organ.

Jersey Barnyard Tours
not far from Roundtop
Milk a cow, see "Belle," take a hayride and feed the barnyard animals! Country store and Blue Bell Ice Cream! Phone: 979/249-3406 E-mail

Sterling McCall Old Car Museum
Vehicles from the prized collection of Sterling McCall are included in this important display that characterizes so well the evolution of America's automobile industry. 4212 Hwy 237 in nearby Warrenton.Open Sat & Sun 10am - 5pm

Texas Antique Weekend
Texas Antique Weekend takes place the first weekends of April and October in more than a half dozen Fayette County communities midway between Houston and Austin, Texas.

International Festival Institute
Winedale Historical Center
Henkel Square Pioneer Village
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Round Top City Government

A message from the Roundtop government officials

Round Top Chamber

Round Top Chamber of Commerce
Call us at 979 249-4042

Round Top Organizations

Round Top Chamber of Commerce
Call us at 979 249-4042 Round Top


Facts for Round Top
We have the longest continuously celebrated 4th of July west of the Mississippi.
We have the Shakespeare Festival at Winedale.
We have one of the largest antique events twice a year in April and October.
We are a town of less than 100 people.
We were voted in the top 100 best small art towns in the US.
We are located mid-way between Houston and Austin.
We were settled by German immigrants in the mid to late 1800's.

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