Utopia is a census-designated place (CDP) in Uvalde County, Texas, United States. The population was 227 at the 2010 census.
|Nickname(s): "An Ideally, Perfect Place"|
Location of Utopia, Texas
|Coordinates: 29°36′59″N 99°31′36″W|
The citizens of the earlier settlement of Waresville renamed their city Utopia after finding "Montana, Texas," had already been taken. To this day the cemetery is named for Waresville. A planned utopian community nearby was cancelled after the failure of La Reunion nearDallas discouraged colonizers. The nearby city of Castroville was founded by French (Alsatian) settlers.
Utopia is located at (29.616402, -99.526623).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.6 km²), all of it land.
Utopia is served by the Utopia Independent School District which operates Utopia High School.
Seven Days in Utopia (2011) was filmed primarily in Utopia as well as at the Boot Ranch golf club just north of Fredericksburg, and featuring Academy Award winner Robert Duvall and Lucas Black. It is based on the book Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia, Grand Rapids : Zonderevan, 2009. ISBN 978-0-310-31885-9