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Goliad is a city in Goliad County, in the Victoria metro area.

It is the county seat.

One tradition says the name is a near anagram of Hidalgo, for Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Mexican revolutionist. Another says it derives from "Goliatch" because it was a large fort

The latitude of Goliad is 28.668N. The longitude is -97.388W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 164 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,015.


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Median household income
Local
$26,200
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Goliad demographic reports
Goliad is near the San Antonio River
Former and merged names include:
· Goliat
More than 300 Texans were killed here after surrendering to Mexican forces in 1836
Nearby parks & recreation: Coleto Creek Park
Historic sites and museums: Fannin Battleground State Historical Park, Goliad State Historical Park, Market House Museum, Presidio La Bahia, General Zaragoza State Historic Site
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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14% of Goliad residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Goliad ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Goliad was $13,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Goliad residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Goliad include Goliad County Courthouse Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Goliad, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $255.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $695.


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Libraries in Goliad include Goliad County Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Goliad workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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