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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.



Alvin Amsterdam Angleton
Arcola Bailey's Prairie Bonney
Brazoria Brookside Village Clute
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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May 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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