Cleburne is a city in and the county seat of Johnson County, Texas, United States.As of the 2010 census the population was 29,337. The city is named in honor of Patrick Cleburne, a Confederate general. Lake Pat Cleburne, the reservoir that provides water to the city and surrounding area, is also named after him.
The city of Cleburne, Texas, was established on March 23, 1867 to replace Johnson County's former seat of government, Buchanan. Originally named Camp Henderson, it served as a temporary outpost for Johnson County's infantrymen departing for the Civil War.
CLEBURNE, TEXAS.Cleburne, the county seat of Johnson County, is on U.S. Highway 67 thirty miles south of Fort Worth. Its origin and growth can be attributed to its role as a crossroads and transportation center.
Points in History. The first airport in Cleburne was Cooke Airport, which was located on the present site of Cooke School. The airport was opened shortly after World War II. Land was soon leased east of the present airport for a new location in the mid-1950s. The landing strip was comprised of grass and was only about 1,600 feet long.
CLEBURNE, TEXAS. Cleburne, the county seat of Johnson County, is on U.S. Highway 67 thirty miles south of Fort Worth. Its origin and growth can be attributed to its role as a crossroads and transportation center. The site was near the earliest Johnson County road, an old wagon trail that was used by soldiers traveling from Fort Belknap to Fort ...
History. The Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad, known as "the Katy", extended its service from Denison to Waco.In 1881 the segment from Fort Worth to Alvarado was being laid out, and a midway depot was needed. Grenville M. Dodge, representing the railroad, purchased land for the depot and a town surrounding it from Rev. Henry C. Renfro at the site of what is now called "Old Town" ...
Cleburne Fire Department and the Office of Emergency Management know rain and thunderstorms are common this time of year and urge residents to be prepared before severe storms strike.
Dr. Burleson became both teacher and lifelong friend. Reverend Renfro moved to Johnson County in 1858 and established the Bethesda Baptist Church in 1860. He married Mary “Mollie” Ray on November 24, 1859, and he entered the Confederate Army with the 21st Texas Infantry Regiment (Griffin’s Battalion).
Cleburne State Park features flowing springs, dense woods and expansive prairies. The bountiful land attracted Native American foragers for thousands of years. Much later, as settlers ventured into the area, a number of nomadic tribes passed through. Early settlement. Settlers established Kimball in the early 1850s at a Brazos River crossing ...
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