Floresville is a city in Wilson County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,448 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Wilson County. The city is also part of the San AntonioMetropolitan Statistical Area. Floresville was the birthplace of former Texas Governor, United States Secretary of the Treasury, and Republican presidential contender John Bowden Connally, Jr. (19171993), and his seven siblings, including actorMerrill Connally (19212001) and Wayne Connally (19232000), a former member of both houses of the Texas State Legislature. The Connally Memorial Medical Center in Floresville is named for John, Merrill, and Wayne Connally. Floresville was also the birthplace of Vicente T. Ximenes (born 1919), a former member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and a civil rights activist. Floresville is located at 29811N98928W / 29.13639N 98.15778W / 29.13639; -98.15778 (29.136255, -98.157908). This is about 40 miles southeast of Downtown San Antonio.