RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Lockhart, Texas

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other TX
Communities

















Welcome to Lockhart ...

The city of Lockhart is located

Lockhart is located in Caldwell County<1> and is the County Seat for Caldwell County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lockhart has a population of 14,103 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lockhart.

The community of Lockhart is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Lockhart lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lockhart lies within the (512) area code.

The ZIP code for Lockhart: 78644<4>

Websites for Lockhart ...

Official Website: www.lockhart-tx.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lockhart had an population of 14,103 people. This is an increase of 11.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lockhart had a population of 12,698 people (or 33.36% of the total population of Caldwell County). This makes Lockhart the county's most populous community.

The population of Lockhart represents 0.05% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,698 people, the population of Lockhart increased 9.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,615 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Lockhart.

Communities Also Named Lockhart ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Lockhart - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lockhart.

Communities near Lockhart ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lockhart.

  • San Marcos [Hays County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Marcos
    • San Marcos [Hays County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lockhart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Marcos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Marcos<6>
  • Kyle [Hays County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kyle
    • Kyle [Hays County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,558 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kyle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kyle<6>
  • Buda [Hays County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buda
    • Buda [Hays County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buda<6>
  • Luling [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Luling
    • Luling [Caldwell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Lockhart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,829 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luling
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luling<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Uhland [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uhland
      • Uhland [Caldwell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uhland
    • Martindale [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
      • Martindale [Caldwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,212 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martindale<6>
    • Mustang Ridge [Bastrop County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mustang Ridge
      • Mustang Ridge [Bastrop County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,001 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mustang Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mustang Ridge
    • Mountain City [Hays County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
      • Mountain City [Hays County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 858 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Niederwald [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niederwald
      • Niederwald [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 576 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niederwald
    • San Leanna [Travis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Leanna
      • San Leanna [Travis County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Lockhart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Leanna have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Leanna

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lockhart. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lockhart.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lockhart. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lockhart.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lockhart. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lockhart.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lockhart ...

Looking for more information about Lockhart? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Lockhart, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lockhart.

Adding Lockhart to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lockhart in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Lockhart was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Lockhart in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Lockhart on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Lockhart

Find a Community located in Texas

About Caldwell County

About Texas

The official website for Lockhart: www.lockhart-tx.org/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Caldwell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lockhart.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lockhart - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Lockhart). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lockhart or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lockhart) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lockhart. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LockhartOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lockhart. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8851, Longitude: -97.6704    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 18 Aug 2022