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Mason is a city in Mason County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Mason is 30.748N. The longitude is -99.23W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,539 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,168.
The fort, though unimportant strategically, fell under Confederate control during the Civil War. Indian raids were troublesome to area residents at this time.
Mason became the county seat in 1869.
Mason incorporated in 1945.
Topaz is found in local streams and ravines.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mason demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mason 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 76856 ZIP code.
25% of Mason residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mason ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mason was $16,525, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Mason residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Mason include Mason Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Mason, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $206. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $556.
Libraries in Mason include Mason County M Beven Eckert Memorial Library ... View libraries
Mason County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mason political report.
The average commute time for Mason workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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