Cleveland, Texas

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Cleveland is a city in Liberty County, Texas, United States. The population was 7,605 at the 2000 census.



In 1854, a church and convent was built by Father Peter La Cour near the town's present site. The town began forming in 1878 when Charles Lander Cleveland, a local judge, donated 63.6 acres (257,000 m2) of land to the Houston East & West Texas Railway (formerly the Southern Pacific Railroad) for use as a stop, requesting that the town be named for him.

The town was not incorporated until 1935. City taxes were not levied until 1947, a condition so rare that it made for a story in Life magazine.


Cleveland is located at 30°20′42″N 95°5′1″W / 30.345°N 95.08361°W / 30.345; -95.08361 (30.344920, -95.083503)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.8 square miles (12.5 km²), all of it land.

Cleveland is made up of ZIP codes 77327 and 77328, and area code (281).

Cleveland's northern boundary is made by the Sam Houston National Forest.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,605 people, 2,645 households, and 1,758 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,580.5 people per square mile (610.5/km²). There were 2,976 housing units at an average density of 618.5/sq mi (238.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 58.65% White, 27.13% African American, 0.33% Native American, 0.59% Asian, 11.58% from other races, and 1.72% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.51% of the population.

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