About This Place
Jourdanton is a city in and the county seat of Atascosa County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,732 at the 2000 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Jourdanton was founded in 1909 and was named after founder Jourdan Campbell. The county seat was moved from Pleasanton to Jourdanton in 1910. Locals pronounce the town name as (jur-dun-ton). The Mayor of Jourdanton is Larry Pryor. The City Administrator is Dan Nick. The Chief of Police is Eric Kaiser. The Volunteer Fire Chief is David Prasifka. Jourdanton is a General Law Type A form of government as per the Texas Local Government Code. (See Texas Local Government Code at http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us)
Jourdanton is located at 28°55′18″N 98°32′47″W / 28.92167°N 98.54639°W / 28.92167; -98.54639 (28.921530, -98.546440).