About Falls County, Texas
Falls County land features rolling hills bisected by the Brazos and consists of blackland, red, and sandy loam soils with mineral springs. Local Economy is comprised of government services, agribusiness, and varied manufacturing. View Falls County Information & Land Real Estate
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Falls County Land and Ranches for Sale
Falls County is located in Central Texas and covers an area of about 765 square miles. The county lies within the Blackland Prairie region and is mostly gentle rolling terrain at a low elevation level of 300 to 500 feet.
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Falls County land consists of ranch and farmlands. There are some oil and gas wells, but the primary resource is land. View Falls County Property Listings.
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The land in Falls County has large flat areas with low rolling hills. The Brazos River runs through the middle of the county nearly on a North to South trajectory. The county was named after the Brazos River Falls which has actually moved over time when a storm changed the course of the river in 1866.
Falls County is intersected with many roadways creating accessible living throughout. US Highway 77 runs through the county from Waco to the North down to the Cameron sound of Falls County. Highway 6, 7, 53, and 14 all run through the county.
The are 5 surrounding counties that also offer great real estate options:
- McLennan County land for sale to the North
- Limestone County land for sale to the Northeast
- Robertson County land for sale to the Southeast
- Milam County land for sale to the South
- Bell County land for sale to the West
What is Falls County, Texas Known For?
The first Americans arrived in the area in 1819 to establish a trading house at the behest of Dr. James Long. In 1833 Sterling C. Roberston began bring settlers to his Nashville colony which was of the group that sought permission from the Mexican government to settle in Texas. This settlement became known as Fort Viesca, and then later it became Fort Milam. On January 28, 1850 the state legislature formed Falls County by combining Milam and Limestone counties.
Which City Is The Seat Of Falls County?
The county seat is Marlin which has remained the seat since 1851. There is a hot mineral water spring there that has given rise to the nickname, “The Hot Mineral Water City of Texas”.
What Other Communities Are Located In Falls County?
There are a number of cities, towns, communities, and settlements in Falls County, Texas. Marlin, Rosebud, Lott, Chilton, Reagan, Westphalia, Mooreville, Satin, Cedar Springs, Cego, Travis, Barclay, and Perry are all cities and communities in the county.
Schools and Education
There are 10 public schools in Falls County: 4 with high school, 4 with middle school, 6 with elementary levels, and 3 with Pre-K.
The schools are Success Academy (9-12), Chilton School (Pk-12), Rosebud-lott High School (9-12), Marlin High School (9-12), Marlin Junior Academy (5-8), Westphalia Elementary School (K-8), Rosebud Primary (PK-3), Marlin Primary Academy (PK-4), Lott Elementary (4-6).
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Listing information last updated on June 12th, 2021 at 8:46am CDT.