Brazoria County

Brazoria County, Texas

111 E Locust St Suite 200
Angleton, TX 77515
Phone: (979) 849-5711
Fax: (979) 864-1358
www.brazoria-county.com

On central eastern border of TX, south of Houston; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For the Brazos River, which forms its northern border; a Latinized form of Spanish brazos 'arms' or 'forks' as the forks of a river.

Area (sq mi):: 1597.44 (land 1386.40; water 211.04) Population per square mile: 200.90
Population 2005: 278,484 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 15.20%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 241,767 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 8.50%; Hispanic or Latino 22.80%; Asian 2.00%; Other 12.30%). Foreign born: 8.50%. Median age: 34.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,021; median household $48,632; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,022-$27,985
Unemployment (2004): 7.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 28.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 40.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Pearland (52,402)
  • Lake Jackson (27,022)
  • Alvin (22,142)
  • Angleton County seat (18,704)
  • Freeport (12,759)
  • Clute (10,763)

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    Enterprise's SPOT project consists of onshore and offshore facilities, including a fixed platform located approximately 30 nautical miles off the Brazoria County, Texas coast in approximately 115 feet of water.
    Alvin Community College in Brazoria County is awarded $394,004 for the Alvin Community College Student Success Initiative serving Brazoria County with integrated reading, writing, and math curricula to model workplace applications for postsecondary youth and adults, as well as mentoring, academic counseling, and career coaching.
    An example of such a data source is shown in Figure 1, a page from a Teacher's Daily Register, summarizing the events of the 1921-22 school year at a rural, one-room school in Brazoria County, Texas.
    Alvin Community College District is located about 25 miles southeast of downtown Houston in Brazoria County. County population and taxable assessed valuation (TAV) have expanded rapidly since 2000.
    The expansion is expected to result in more than 25 new full-time jobs and approximately 2,000 construction-related jobs in Brazoria County. <br />
    On August 10, 2017, DSHS requested assistance from CDC to support ongoing investigations by the City of Houston Health Department, Harris County Public Health, Fort Bend County Health and Human Services, and Brazoria County Health Department.
    FEMA stopped paying for hotels for 1,178 people in Harris County, 56 people in Brazoria County, 35 people in Montgomery County, 33 people in Nueces County and 16 people in Fort Bend County, Hersh said.
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    As the storms moved east, National Weather Service meteorologist Patrick Blood said a tornado went through Brazoria County near Alvin about 5 a.m.
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    The BIG Pipeline is a 42-inch natural gas pipeline in Brazoria County, TX with a capacity of 1.8 Bcf/d.
    Wheaton, IL, January 28, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Brazoria County, Texas successfully implemented new electronic pollbooks (ePollbooks) to improve service to voters during the recent November 4th General Election.