WILSON COUNTY REAL ESTATE
Wilson County Real Estate
Wilson County Texas is a section of the statical area of San Antonio-New Braunfels area. Part of the Southern Texas Coastal Plain, the largest city is Floresville. Floresville is located just southeast of San Antonio. There are 4 highways that connect to it. These are Texas State Highways 97 and 123, and U.S. Highways87 and 181. The land mass of Wilson county is about 807 miles with elevations of between 300 and 600 feet above sea level. Climates are within the subtropic type, with lows in the 40s in winter, highs into the 90s in summer. Most of the land of Wilson County is of flat terrain with the occasional slight rolling of the surface lands. Soils here are mainly clay and with sandy and dusty composition. Almost 40 percent of the land of Wilson County is considered lands prime for farming. Growing seasons average approximately 280 days. Crops grown in the area include peaches, watermelons, pecans, peanuts, corn, wheat, oats, sorghum, and hay. Within the eastern section of the county, the waters are drained by the Ecleto and Cibolo creeks, while in the western portion it is the San Antonio.
Populations for Wilson County are split up within their cities, towns, and communities, with most living in Floresville area. Other towns and communities of Wilson County include Pandora with a population under 200, Poth, LaVernia, Sutherland Springs, Stockdale, Calaveras, Carpenter, Kicaster, Pandora, and Saspamco. There are also 3 abandoned/Ghost Towns- Doseido Colony, Grass Pond Colony, and Sandy Hills.
The Jailhouse was built in 1887 and was the actual jail through to 1974. Located on the Wilson County Courthouse square, the Jailhouse Museum holds a vast array of things including photos from the historical days gone by. The floorplan and cells of the original jail are still intact. Which considering it was built in 1887, this in itself makes this a must stop to see.
The Courthouse was built in 1884 and was designed by the architect Alfred Giles of San Antonio. Its Italian style is breathtaking and grand. The buildings craftmanship is not overly ornate but filled with details that capture the eyes. The Courthouse became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 and is also a Texas State Recorded Landmark (1984).
No longer able to serve as a crossing point for travelers, Mueller Bridge was just this for 70 years! This is a multi-span Warren polygonal chord bridge. Completed in 1915 its floor is wood and the metal truss is 252 feet. The bridge is losing
No matter what your preference, if you are thinking about Land in Texas, for farming or ranching, for dude ranching, or hunting, Wilson County may be the place you have been searching for. From grasslands just made for grazing, to lands of natural wildlife, with rivers, creeks, and streams running through them. These and so much more just wait to be viewed. From 2 acres to over 800 acres, this county has lands that you won’t forget. Beautiful, peaceful, lush and green these lands are fertile for agriculture. For the equestrian enthusiast, many locations here in Wilson County Texas will give you plenty of places for you and your 4 legged friends to ride off into the beautiful Texas sunsets. If you are looking for lands with a little bit of extra to them, there are lands available with mineral rights. It’s time to see what is waiting for you, right here in Wilson County, Texas.
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