The City of Mart is located in the Eastern Portion of McLennan County located off Highway 6 on Highway 164. It is approximately 18 miles east of the City of Waco. The population of Mart was 2,426 at the 2010 census.
The main employers in Mart include Mart Independent School District, Texas Juvenile Justice Department and Read’s Grocery. In Mart, the main street contains many Vintage and Resale shops which offer unique treasures.
Recreation areas include Rucker Park, McLennan Park and Chambliss Field. Several Lakes for fishing and boating are in close proximity.
The local school district serves Pre-K to Twelfth Grade. They are classified as a 2A district by the UIL. Friday nights in the fall are spent watching our beloved Mart Panthers who have achieved Five State Championships. Our local School district is well known in many other sports as well. Three Colleges are within a short drive for secondary Education.