Cleburne

 

Carnegie Library in Cleburne, TexasCleburne is Johnson County's seat. It was formerly known as Camp Henderson, a temporary Civil War outpost from which Johnson County soldiers would depart for war (most of them would serve under General Cleburne). 

Cleburne is on the fringe of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Growth in the area can be primarily attributed to suburbanization. It is the second most populous city in Johnson County.  According to the U.S. Census, the population was 29,377 in 2010. 

The Chisholm Trail Outdoor Museum and the Carnegie Library building that houses the Layland Museum of History are just a couple of unique cultural parts of Cleburne.  

Residents and visitors enjoy the outdoors in Cleburne State Park, or Cleburne Golf Links overlooking Lake Pat Cleburne. This 1,550-acre municipal lake is owned by City of Cleburne. It is locally popular for water sports, including fishing, swimming, skiing, power boating, and sailing. 

Cleburne has all kinds of live entertainment that includes the Carnegie Players, Brazos Chamber Orchestra, Plaza Theatre Company, Songbird Live, and the Summer Concert Series with a variety of music

(Carnagie Library Photo Courtesy of: ​Larry D. Moore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons)

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