Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County, Texas

301 Jackson St Suite 101
Richmond, TX 77469
Phone: (281) 341-8685
Fax: (281) 341-8669
www.co.fort-bend.tx.us

In east-central TX, southwest of Houston; organized Dec 29, 1837 from Austin County. Name Origin: For the fort built at a bend in the Brazos River, on the western border of the county

Area (sq mi):: 886.05 (land 874.64; water 11.41) Population per square mile: 530.10
Population 2005: 463,650 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 30.80%; 1990-2000 57.20% Population 2000: 354,452 (White 46.20%; Black or African American 19.80%; Hispanic or Latino 21.10%; Asian 11.20%; Other 12.00%). Foreign born: 18.30%. Median age: 33.30
Income 2000: per capita $24,985; median household $63,831; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $33,672-$32,887
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.20% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 63.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sugar Land (73,721)
  • Missouri City (66,587)
  • Rosenberg (29,470)
  • Stafford (18,794)
  • Richmond County seat (13,001)

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    Cannata as judge of the 458th Judicial District Court in Fort Bend County for a term set to expire December 31, 2018, or until his successor shall be duly elected and qualified.
    Harris and Fort Bend county officials initially said residents near the Addicks and Barker reservoirs should be prepared for the barrage of water about to be released.
    27 October 2016 - Houston, Texas- and Australia-based onshore independent oil company Maverick Drilling and Exploration (ASX: MAD) (OTCQX: MRVKY) has signed two associated agreements that allow for the sale in cash of its Blue Ridge field in Fort Bend County, Texas for a total of USD 9.
    Reynolds started strong three terms ago as the first African-American elected from Fort Bend County since Reconstruction.
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    The father, Ronald Catt, and son, Hayden, are being held in the Fort Bend County Jail on $140,000 bonds after being charged with robbery.
    A Texas man won a libel suit against the Fort Bend (Texas) Star and one of its reporters, A Fort Bend County jury awarded Wade Brady $1 million after the Star tan a front-page story reporting that Brady was involved in a traffic stop and charged with minor in possession of alcohol.
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    Boardwalk will modify an existing section of its subsidiary Gulf South Pipeline's 30-inch pipeline from Refugio to Fort Bend County so that condensate-rich Eagle Ford Shale gas can be accepted into that pipeline segment.

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