Population 7,355

Altitude 634


Principal trade center and seat of Hill County, established in 1853. In frontier tradition, first courthouse was log cabin. Chamber of commerce office at 115 North Covington is old MK&T RR depot. Center of rich agricultural region; gateway to Lake Whitney, home of Hill College.

Known for many restored Victorian homes. Driving tours available past renovated homes and restored downtown area. Several downtown antique shops (many closed Mon.) and Southwest Outlet Center on I-35 attract shoppers.


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