Borger is the largest city in Hutchinson County, Texas, United States. The population was 13,251 at the 2010 census. Borger is named for businessman Asa Philip "Ace" Borger, who also established the Hutchinson County seat of Stinnett and several other small towns in Texas and Oklahoma. According to the United States Census Bureau, Borger has a total land area of 8.77 square miles (22.7 km2).
Education in the city in secondary and primary education is almost entirely conducted by the Borger Independent School District, with 2,800 students on six campuses (Paul BeltonEarly Childhood Center, Crockett and Gateway Elementary, Borger Intermediate School, Borger Middle School, and Borger High School). A private school, Cornerstone Christian Academy, is also in Borger, with over 40 students on campus - an all time high since it opened its doors in 1990. St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church operated a Catholic school for many years, but it has been closed since the early 1990s. There are also some three thousand students in Borger at the community college, Frank Phillips College.