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Westphalia, Texas

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State  Texas
Time zone  Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Area code(s)  254
Area  22.26 km²
Local time  Saturday 8:03 AM
Added to NRHP  15 May 1996
County  Falls
ZIP code  76656
Elevation  175 m
Population  186 (2000)
Year built  1879
Westphalia, Texas
Country  United States of America
Weather  16°C, Wind SE at 13 km/h, 98% Humidity

Westphalia is a small unincorporated community in Falls County, Texas, United States located 35 miles (56 km) south of Waco on state highway 320. Westphalia has a strong German and Catholic background. The Church of the Visitation was, until recently, the largest wooden church west of the Mississippi River. Westphalia is mainly noted for its historic church and convents, but also for its meat market and for its annual Church Picnic, which is one of the largest in the area. Westphalia is also known for the Westphalia Waltz.

Map of Westphalia, TX 76656, USA

The Westphalia Independent School District serves area students.

References

Westphalia, Texas Wikipedia


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