Coleman County, Texas

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Coleman County, Texas

Coleman County consists of rolling hills that drain to the Colorado River and Pecan Bayou. Land features O.H. Ivie Reservoir Hords Creek Lake, and Lake Coleman. Trees consist of mesquites and oaks. Local economy is comprised of agribusiness, petroleum, ecotourism, and varied manufacturing. More about Coleman County Land

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1.8M
Lowest Price $260K
Highest Price $17.5M
Total Listings 18
Avg. Price/SQFT $472

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Coleman County Information

Coleman County was formed in 1858 and sits with the Colorado River as its southern border. The county was named after Robert M. Coleman who was one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. 

Spanish exploration came through the area long before Anglo exploration. In 1632 Father Salas led an expedition up the Colorado River and as many as three more explorers came through in the mid to late 1600s. In 1856, Camp Colorado was moved into the county area by the US Army and this began the settlements there. 

 

Coleman County Land For Sale

Coleman County has land for sale with many different styles and features.  View Coleman County Property Listings

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Ranches and land for sale in Coleman County range from large farm acreages to cattle ranches to recreational properties with waterfront access. There are also flat land agricultural and beautiful treed and hilly ranch properties. The land has hill features with lots of water bodies, rivers, and creeks including Lake Colemen in the northern part of the county.

Major roadways spider out from the city of Coleman including Highway 283 which connects Coleman to Santa Anna, Highway 84 which goes Northwest through Novice, Goldsboro and continues up to Abilene. 

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What is Coleman County, Texas Known For?

Coleman County has some well-known historical figures including Rich Coffey, William Day, Mabel Doss Day Lea, and John Chisum. The latter established a trade store at Trickham in the Southeast of the county.

Later in 1917, oil was discovered in the same area of the county, and thus began a rich oil history. Oil is still one of the industries in Coleman County, but it has slowed significantly from its boom time in the late 1960s and 1970s.

 

What Is The Largest City In Coleman County?

The City of Coleman is the largest in the county and is also the seat of power. As of 2010 consensus, the population of Coleman was 4,709.

 

What Other Communities Are Located In Coleman County?

There are a number of cities, towns, communities, and settlements in Coleman County, Texas. Coleman and Novice are both cities, Santa Anna is a town, and other communities include Trickham, Rockwood, Fisk, Valera, Talpa, Glen Cove, Goldsboro, Echo, and Burkett.

 

Schools and Education

There are 6 public schools in Coleman County: 3 with high school,  3 with middle school, 4 with elementary, and 3 with Pre-K.

The schools are Coleman Elementary (PK-4), Coleman Highschool (9-12), Coleman Jr. High (5-8), Panther Creek School (PK-12), Santa Anna Elementary School (PK-6), and Santa Anna Secondary school (7-12).

 

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