Meridian is a city located in Bosque County in Central Texas. The population was 1,491 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Bosque County, Texas. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.2square miles (5.7Square kilometers), of which, 2.2square miles (5.7Square kilometers) of it is land and 0.46% is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,491people, 515 households, and 358families residing in the city. The population density was 689.3people per square mile (266.5Square kilometers). There were600 housing units at an average density of 277.4Square meters(107.3Square kilometers).