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The seat of Hill County, Hillsboro, established in 1853, is located 55 miles southwest of Dallas toward Waco along I-35W on both Aquilla Lake and Katy Lake.

The population of Hillsboro was 7,072 in 1990. In the 1990s Hillsboro had a public library, a municipal airport, and several historic sites, including the M-K-T Railroad Station and the Hill County Courthouse and Jail.

Annual events include the county fair in March, the Hill County Round-up and Rodeo, and the Pioneer Day Celebration and Parade.


History Harold B. Simpson Confederate Research |

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