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Brazoria County Texas
Brazoria County, like nearby Brazos County, takes its name from the Brazos River, which flows through it. Anglo-Texas began in Brazoria County when the first of Stephen F. Austin's authorized 300 American settlers arrived at the mouth of the Brazos River in 1821. Many of the events leading to the Texas Revolution developed in Brazoria County.
In 1832, Brazoria was organized as a separate municipal district by the Mexican government, and so became one of Texas original counties at independence in 1836.
Brazoria County is located on the Gulf Coast within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. Its county seat is Angleton.Photo by Adavyd CC BY-SA 4.0BRAZORIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE
* Alvin * Amsterdam * Angleton * Arcola * Bailey's Prairie * Bonney * Brazoria * Brookside Village * Clute
CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES
* Damon * Danbury * Freeport * Hillcrest * Holiday Lakes * Iowa Colony * Jones Creek * Lake Jackson * Liverpool
* Manvel * Oyster Creek * Pearland * Quintana * Richwood * Rosharon * Surfside Beach * Sweeny *
* West Columbia * Wild Peach Village * Velasco *
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Online Data CensusRecords ChurchRecords FrontierStories MiscellaneousData SchoolRecords WEBSITE UPDATES:
Apr 2018: Visiting News: SMITH, CORNFORTH, MOURNS, COLEMAN, JENKINS, COOKFeb 2018: News: Ads; Crime News: WILLIAMS; Visiting News: TIBANT, GUISINGER, FORT, CRAWFORD, HARRISON, HORD, WILSON, MUNSFORD; Marriage News: WILKERSON, LEARY; Military: 1881 Veterans of Texas Revolution, 1881 Veterans Death RollMay 2017: History: 1914 County History; County: 1900 List of Fugitives from Justice
Oct 2016: County Records: 1891 Fugitives from Justice; Military: Vietnam War Casualties
Jun 2016: County Records: 1916 County Officers; Obits: HANKINS, BRADY
Apr 2016: All pages updated and now mobile friendly
Jan 2016: County: 1888 County Officers; Military: Korean War Casualties
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