Robertson County, Texas

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Robertson County, Texas

Roberson County features rolling terrain in the north and east, draining to the Brazos and Navasota rivers. Land consists of sandy soils, Lake Limestone, Twin Oaks Reservoir, and Camp Creek Reservoir. Local economy is comprised of agribusiness, government services and oil and gas.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $782K
Lowest Price $277K
Highest Price $1.8M
Total Listings 24
Avg. Days On Market 146
Avg. Price/SQFT $411

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Where is Robertson County, Texas?

  • Robertson County is ninety miles northeast of Austin in the Claypan area of east central Texas. The center of the county is at 31°00' north latitude and 96°30' west longitude, near the county seat of Franklin. The county is bounded on the north by Limestone and Leon counties, on the east by Brazos and Madison counties, on the south by Burleson County, and on the west by Milam and Falls counties.
  • State Highway 6 crosses the county north to south, and U.S. Highway 79 runs from east to west. In addition, the Union Pacific Railroad follows Highway 79 across the county, and another branch of the Union Pacific (formerly the Southern Pacific) parallels State Highway 6. These two lines intersect at Hearne,and yet another branch of the Union Pacific runs along the western boundary of the county.
  • As of the 2010 census, its population was 16,622. The county was created in 1837 and organized the following year. It is named for Sterling C. Robertson, an early settler who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Robertson County is located in east-central Texas and is part of the College Station-Bryan, TX metropolitan statistical area.

Adjacent Counties

  • Limestone County (north)
  • Leon County (northeast)
  • Brazos County (southeast)
  • Burleson County (south)
  • Milam County (southwest)
  • Falls County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Robertson County 

  • The Franklin Ranch Community Park is now open to the public every day from 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM. The community park is 84 acres of year-round family fun located just north of Franklin on FM 46. The park features six baseball/softball fields, and one multi-purpose space that is large enough for two full sized football fields or two full sized soccer fields or multiple smaller football or soccer fields.
  • Camp Creek Lake is a reservoir in Robertson County, Texas. The lake is a tributary of the Navasota River. The lake is located in the Brazos River basin, thirteen miles to the southeast of Franklin. It was constructed by the Camp Creek Water Company, with construction taking place between August 1948 and January 3, 1949.

  • Tourist attractions include hunting, fishing, historic sites, the County Music Jamboree, and the county fair held in Hearne in March.

Farming and Ranching in Robertson County

  • The climate is subtropical humid, with warm summers and mild winters. The average annual relative humidity is 83 percent at 6 A. M., and the average rainfall is thirty-eight inches. The average annual temperature is 68° F. Temperatures in January range from an average low of 38° to an average high of 59° F and in July range from 73° to 96° F. The growing season averages 265 days per year, with the last freeze in early March and the first freeze in early December.  Natural resources include lignite coal and oil.
  •  In 2002 the county had 1,555 farms and ranches covering 515,311 acres, 46 percent of which were devoted to pasture, 33 percent to crops, and 18 percent to woodlands. In that year local farmers and ranchers earned $515,311,000, with crop sales accounting for $63,218,000 of that total. Beef cattle, cotton, and hay were the chief agricultural products. More than 2,295,000 barrels of oil and 71,256,092 cubic feet of gas-well gas were produced in the county in 2004; by the end of that year 25,984,999 barrels of oil had been taken from county lands since 1944. 
 

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