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Brackettville is a city in Kinney County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Oscar B. Brackett, merchant

The latitude of Brackettville is 29.310N. The longitude is -100.417W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,106 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,836.


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Median household income
Local
$19,410
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brackettville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Brackett City
· Brackett
Established as a supply center for nearby Fort Clark
Filming location for:
· 1953 movie, "Arrowhead"
· 1960 movie, "The Alamo"
Nearby parks & recreation: Kickapoo Cavern State Park
Wildlife: Hundreds of thousands of bats inhabit the Stuart Bat Cave at Kickapoo Cavern State Park.

Brackettville attractions: Alamo Village movie location
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Brackettville residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brackettville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brackettville was $9,332, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Brackettville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Brackettville include Fort Clark Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Brackettville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $185.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $455.


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Libraries in Brackettville include Kinney County Public Library ... View libraries

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Kinney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brackettville political report.

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The average commute time for Brackettville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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