Cost, Texas

Cost is an unincorporated community in Gonzales County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population 62 in 2000.[1]

Cost is located at 29°26′15″N 97°31′34″W / 29.4375°N 97.52611°W / 29.4375; -97.52611 (29.4374607, -97.5288825). It is situated along State Highway 97 in central Gonzales County, approximately six miles southwest of Gonzales.[2]

The first shot beginning the war of the Texas Revolution was fired a mile east of Cost on October 2, 1835.

Although it is unincorporated, Cost has a post office with the zip code of 78614.[3]

Public education in the community of Cost is provided by the Gonzales Independent School District.


  1. ^ "Cost, Texas". The Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  2. ^ "Cost, Texas". Texas Escapes Online Magazine. Retrieved 2009-08-29. 
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup

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