The Limestone Co. seat is Groesbeck, TX. It is located just east of Waco, halfway to I-45, and south of Mexia at the crossroad of Hwys 14 and 164.
Groesbeck was incorporated in 1871 and experienced a brief boom as a railroad stop, but its population had decreased by 1880, and for a time the city incorporation was dropped.
In 1942 Groesbeck reported a population of 2,272 and 110 businesses, and in 1991 a population of 3,318 and 138 businesses, including a bank.
Lake Mexia and Lake Limestone are nearby.