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Kleberg ( KLE-burg) is an area in southeast Dallas, Texas, United States that was formerly an unincorporated community in Dallas County.


In 1956 Kleberg incorporated as a city. By 1970 4,510 people lived in Kleberg and three businesses resided in Kleberg. By 1978 Kleberg was the largest town in Texas with no property tax. On April 3, 1978 the city ceased to exist and the land became part of the City of Dallas.

Parks and recreation

The Kleberg-Rylie Community Center, operated by Dallas Parks, serves the community.

  • Kleberg, Texas from the Handbook of Texas Online


Kleberg is in Dallas Independent School District. The area is within the Board of Trustees District 4; as of 2008 Nancy Bingham represents the district. Zoned schools include Kleberg Elementary School, Seagoville Middle School, and Seagoville High School.

Kleberg was absorbed into the Seagoville Independent School District in the late 1940s-early 1950s period, and it in turn became a part of DISD in August 1964.

Dallas Public Library operates the Kleberg-Rylie Branch Library at 1301 Edd Road.

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