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County
Robertson
Region
Praries & Lakes
Population
2010 Census - 929
2000 Census - 876
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Bremond, Texas
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Bremond Texas History:
Bremond is located on a portion Mary Peterson’s 1841 land grant. Her son, San Jacinto veteran John Peterson, sold the grant to William Keigwin in 1850. In 1869, Keigwin sold the land to William Baker and a group of investors. Investor William M. Rice surveyed and subdivided the tract. A right of way was granted to the Houston and Texas Central Railway Company in 1869; the first train arrived in 1870. Bremond incorporated and received a post office the same year. A large number of Polish immigrants arrived during the 1870s and began growing cotton. In 1878, Francis Marion Wootan dug a well three miles west of Bremond. After noticing that the water turned his dishes yellow, he had it analyzed and found it had a high mineral content. He began bottling it. Other wells were dug and Wooten Wells became a resort with four hotels, numerous businesses and hundreds of residents. Visitors traveled from Bremond by mule drawn wagon. In 2000, Bremond had a population of 1,110 and fifty-seven businesses, including a weekly newspaper, the Bremond Press, which was established in 1922. Bremond, the most northern town in Robertson County, is located 10 miles east of the Brazos River at the intersections of SH 14 (Commerce Street), FM 2293, FM 2413, FM 46 (South Main and Collins Streets), and FM 1373, 48 miles southeast of Waco, 19.6 miles southeast of Marlin, 38.8 miles southeast of Mexia, 26.8 miles southwest of Groesbeck and Lake Limestone, 50 miles west of Centerville, 49 miles northwest of College Station, 42.6 miles northwest of Bryan, 22.7 miles northwest of Hearne, 20.5 miles northwest of New Baden, 16.7 miles northwest of Franklin, 14.3 miles north of Calvert, and 40 miles northeast of Cameron, Texas.
 
Bremond Historical Museum:
The museum features exhibits depicting the history of Bremond. Ralph and Tinka Hopcus donated their grocery store building for use as the museum. The museum sponsors the Traditional or Polish Boxed Lunches during the annual Bremond Christmas Celebration in mid-December. (254) 746-7771. 217 South Main Street.
 
Bremond Public Library:
The library provides traditional library programs, children, youth and adult programs, summer programs, public access computers with internet connections, and free Wi-Fi. Open Mon, Wed, & Fri, 11am-5pm; Tue & Thu, 11am-6pm; Sat, 9am-4pm. (254) 746-7752. 115 S. Main Street, Bremond, TX 76629.
 
Dry Bean Historic Old West Saloon:
This is an authentic old west saloon. Amenities include pool tables, a big screen TV, an internet juke box, and cold beer. They sometimes serve barbeque, and everyone gets to sign the wall. The saloon is located at 302 South Main Street, just west of the old theater. (254) 746-7449.
 
Event Venues - Bremond Event Venues:
The Knights of Columbus Hall is located on FM 1373; (254) 746-7420. The PNA Hall is located on SH 14; (254) 746-7866. St. Mary’s Catholic Church Recreation Hall is located at 715 North Main Street. St. Mary’s: (254) 746-7789.
 
Event Venue - Abraham Hall:
This 2,500 square foot rental facility features a game room, full kitchen, dance floor, tables and chairs and a restroom. Additional amenities include a wheelchair ramp and a large parking area. (254) 746-7217. 515 South Main Street.  
 
Annual Polish Festival Days, Late June: 
Activities include the Polish Pickle 5K run, a Kids K Run, a post-race feast of fruit, kolaches, kielbasa sausage, and soft drinks and beer, a 10am parade, live music, food vendors, merchandise vendors, arts and crafts, a 42 domino tournament at Wasik’s store, horseshoe and washer tournaments, volleyball games, and an evening dance. This event is held in downtown Bremond. (254) 746-7636. Email
 
Annual St. Mary's Catholic Church Fall Festival, Mid-October:
They also host bingo. (254) 746-7789. 715 N. Main St. Bremond. Email

Annual Robertson County Fair, Late March:  
Activities include livestock shows, arts and crafts, a carnival, a pet show, live music, and more. The fairgrounds are located at 12185 Fairground Road (on FM 485), Hearne, Texas 77859. The fairgrounds are west of SH 6. 
 
Annual Bremond Christmas Parade, Szopki & Koledy Polskie Celebration, Mid-Dec:
Activities at this two day festival include a nativity exhibit, a Traditional or Polish Boxed Lunch, a parade, live music on an outdoor stage, and vendors. This event is held in downtown Bremond. For boxed lunch reservations call the Bremond Historical Museum at (254) 746-7771.
 
Coal Mine Restaurant:
Serves good home cooked country food, including burgers, salads, a salad bar, prime cuts of steak, angus beef, chicken fried steaks, homemade pies and desserts, and malts and shakes. (254) 746-7162. 606 N. Commerce Street (SH 14). Reviews