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Cross Plains is a town in Callahan County, in the Abilene metro area.
The community name is believed to stem from this being a point where stagecoach and military routes crossed.
The latitude of Cross Plains is 32.126N. The longitude is -99.165W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,742 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,078.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Cross Plains demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Callahan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Abilene area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 76443 ZIP code.
14% of Cross Plains residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cross Plains ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cross Plains was $13,284, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Cross Plains residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Cross Plains, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $211. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $521.
Libraries in Cross Plains include Cross Plains Public Library ... View libraries
Callahan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cross Plains political report.
The average commute time for Cross Plains workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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