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Gonzales is a city in Gonzales County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Rafael Gonzales, governor of the joint state of Coahuila-Texas.
The latitude of Gonzales is 29.501N. The longitude is -97.452W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,320.
Opening skirmish of the Texas Revolution was fought here
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gonzales demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gonzales County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78629 ZIP code.
12% of Gonzales residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gonzales ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gonzales was $12,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Gonzales residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Gonzales, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $632.
Libraries in Gonzales include Gonzales Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Gonzales include Gonzales Inquirer
Gonzales County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gonzales political report.
The average commute time for Gonzales workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Gonzales include Best Western Regency Inn.
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