Northwest of Victoria
, Cuero is at the convergence of US highways 183, 77A, and 87, in central DeWitt County
. It is the largest city in the county and the county seat.
The county courthouse, built in 1895-96, was restored in 1955-57. The DeWitt County Historical Museum was established in Cuero about 1974.
Cuero's population peaked about 1969 at 7,800 and had declined to 6,920 by the mid-1970s. Agribusiness still dominated the local economy, though the turkey and cotton industries had declined in significance. In the mid-1980s the population reached 7,124, and the city supported 142 businesses. The population in 1990 was 6,700.
Transportation Cuero Municipal Airport |
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