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Post is a city in Garza County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after C.W. Post, cereal manufacturer who founded the town in 1907

The latitude of Post is 33.190N. The longitude is -101.377W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,605 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,817.


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Median household income
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$25,034
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Post demographic reports
Post is at the foot of Cap Rock
Site of (unsuccessful) rainmaking experiments, 1910-1913
Nearby parks & recreation: City-County Park
Historic sites and museums: Garza County Museum, OS Ranch Museum
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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9% of Post residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Post ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Post was $11,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Post residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Post, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $215.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.


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Libraries in Post include Post Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Post workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Post include Best Western Post Inn.

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