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Aquilla, Texas
Aquilla Lake is located a few miles north of Aquilla.
Aquilla Lake is located a few miles north of Aquilla.
Location of Aquilla, Texas
Location of Aquilla, Texas
Hill County Aquilla.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Hill
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
522 ft (159 m)
 • Total 109
 • Estimate 
 • Density 400.71/sq mi (154.97/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 254
FIPS code 48-03588
GNIS feature ID 1329645

Aquilla ( ə-KWIL) is a city located in Hill County, Texas, United States. It is located on Farm Road 933 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Hillsboro. The population was 109 at the 2010 census.


Aquilla is located at 31°51′8″N 97°13′9″W / 31.85222°N 97.21917°W / 31.85222; -97.21917 (31.852112, -97.219104).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area spanning 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of its land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 42
1970 115
1980 130 13.0%
1990 136 4.6%
2000 136 0.0%
2010 109 −19.9%
2019 (est.) 113 3.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 136 people, 43 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 488.4 people per square mile (187.5/km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 183.1 per square mile (70.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 83.82% White, 7.35% Native American, 8.09% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.76% of the population.

There were 43 households, out of which 53.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.4% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.3% were non-families. 7.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.16 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 33.8% under the age of 18, 10.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 16.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $39,500, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $37,708 versus $17,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,096. There were none of the families and 5.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 23.5% of those over 64.


The city is served by the Aquilla Independent School District.

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