Dublin, Texas

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Dublin, Texas
Location o Dublin, Texas
Location o Dublin, Texas
Erath County Dublin.svg
Coordinates: 32°5′12″N 98°20′33″W / 32.08667°N 98.34250°W / 32.08667; -98.34250Coordinates: 32°5′12″N 98°20′33″W / 32.08667°N 98.34250°W / 32.08667; -98.34250
KintraUnitit States
 • Total9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
 • Laund9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi)
 • Water0.0 km2 (0.0 sq mi)
446 m (1463 ft)
 • Total3,654
 • Density393.3/km2 (1,019/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)254
FIPS code48-21484[1]
GNIS featur ID1334711[2]

Dublin is a ceety in Erath Coonty, Texas, Unitit States. The population wis 3,754 at the 2000 census.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun is the hame o the warld's auldest Dr Pepper bottlin plant (see Dublin Dr Pepper). The plant, still in operation, wis for mony years the ae US soorce for Dr Pepper made wi real cane sugar (frae Texas-based Imperial Sugar), instead o less expensive high fructose corn syrup. Contractual requirements previously limitit the plant's distribution range tae a 40-mile radius o Dublin, an aurie encompassin Stephenville, Tolar, Comanche an Hico. Housomeivver, this restriction wis later liftit, an nou the "oreeginal" formula is available throughoot maist o Texas an ower the Internet.

Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dublin wis an aa the boyhood hame o legendary gowfer Ben Hogan, who wis born on August 13, 1912, at the hospital in nearbi Stephenville. Hogan livit in Dublin till 1921, when he an his faimily relocatit tae Fort Worth.

American jurist an 1924 Texas Republican gubernatorial nominee George C. Butte marriet in Dublin, residit thare for several years, an is interred at Live Oak Cemetery thare.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.