About This Place
Thornton is a town in Limestone County, Texas, United States. The population was 525 at the 2000 census.
Thornton is located at 31Â°24â²36â³N 96Â°34â²25â³W / 31.41Â°N 96.57361Â°W / 31.41; -96.57361 (31.409906, -96.573594).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 kmÂ²), of which, 1.0 square miles (2.6 kmÂ²) of it is land and 1.00% is water.