As part of the College Station-Bryan, TX, metro area, Robertson County is home to approximately 16,500 residents, as of 2014 US Census estimates. Located in the Claypan area of East Central Texas it is less than two hours from the heart of Austin and is just around half an hour’s drive from Texas A&M.
The entire county encompasses 865 square miles and is accessible via U.S. Highways 79 and 190 and state highways 6 and 7. Twelve separate communities are part of Robertson County, each exuding their own personalities and individual charm. Popular relocation destinations include the cities of Calvert, Franklin, Hearne, Bremond, and Wheelock.
House hunters are drawn to Robertson County for its scenic views and rich prairieland. This region is best known for its wide variety of timberland, quiet river bottoms, and wide-open spaces that stretch for miles and miles in all directions. With its abundant wildlife and recreational activities like fishing, hiking, and camping, Robertson County is the ideal place for nature lovers of all kinds.
Rich in History
Robertson County has a colorful history, which adds to the rural charm of its various small town. In fact, there are five buildings in the county that are currently listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. These are:
- The Robert C. Allen House
- The Calvert Historic District
- The Franklin Carnegie Library
- The Hammond House
- The Robertson County Courthouse and Jail
Many people choose to live in Robertson County because of the large lots, space and privacy, and the beautifully lush landscape. However, while Robertson County is still largely rural, this doesn’t mean it lacks services and resources. The county government is proactive and the school districts well regarded.
Robertson County is a community for anyone who embraces the East Central Texas lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for a starter home, a medium-sized, working ranch, or a custom-built luxury residence, the real estate agents at BCR are ready to help you find the perfect property in Robertson County today. Call us to schedule a consultation at your earliest convenience.