Texas State Representative Carl Isett of Lubbock (District 84) was born in Breckenridge in 1957. At approximately 5:20 PM local time on April 9, 2008, three tornadoes, including a pair of "sisters", were confirmed to have hit at least a portion of the town . Fifteen citizens were reported injured within the city limits. Five buildings were destroyed, including the airport, which was a former Air Force training facility. Breckenridge is a city in Stephens County, Texas, United States. The population was 5,868 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Stephens County. The mayor is Jim McKay.