Historic district of downtown Goliad, Texas; the Von Dohlen Building is named for an early settler.
|Motto: "Birthplace Of Texas Ranching"|
Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. It had a population of 1,975 at the 2000 census. Founded on the San Antonio River, it is thecounty seat of Goliad County. It is part of the Victoria, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Goliad is located on U.S. Highway 59 (Future Interstate 69W), named also for the late U.S. Senator Lloyd M. Bentsen.