Chilton, Texas facts for kids
Featherston Field in Chilton
|Country||United States of America|
|• Total||3.97 sq mi (10.29 km2)|
|• Land||3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||428 ft (130 m)|
|• Density||231/sq mi (89.0/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1354403|
It is located in western Falls County. U.S. Route 77 forms the western edge of the community, leading north 20 miles (32 km) to Waco and south 16 miles (26 km) to Rosebud. Texas State Highway 7 passes through the center of Chilton, leading east 10 miles (16 km) to Marlin, the county seat, and west 12 miles (19 km) to Bruceville-Eddy.
The Chilton Independent School District offers extra-curricular activities, most notably football, which is played in the stadium at Featherston Field. In 2006, Chilton won its second 1A state football championship.
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