Brazoria County encompasses 1386 square miles of land and 211 square miles of water in the Gulf Coast region of Texas. The county is home to 338,124 residents living a combination of urban and rural lifestyles. The county seat is Angleton; the largest city is Pearland.
Within the county, there are 17 cities, two towns, five villages, three census-designated places, and 16 unincorporated communities.
Brazoria County’s cost of living is below the national average. Median annual household income is around $71,251, which is above the national average. Home values in Brazoria County are estimated, on average, at $194,360.
Summer high temperatures in Brazoria County average around 92 degrees with winter lows above freezing at 44 degrees. The area receives approximately 51 inches of rain annually, but no snow.
There are two national protected areas in Brazoria County including Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge and part of San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge.
Several school districts share the responsibility of educating the county’s students. Districts include Alvin ISD, Angleton ISD, Brazosport ISD, Columbia-Brazoria ISD, Danbury ISD, Damon ISD, Pearland ISD, and Sweeny ISD. There are two facilities for higher education including Alvin Community College and Brazosport College.
Public transportation is also divided between Mainland Transit and Southern Brazoria County Transit in addition to Island Transit Commuter Service. There is one publicly owned airport in the county, Texas Gulf Regional Airport. However, there are several privately owned airports available for public use. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 62 miles from Brazoria County in Houston, Texas and 183 miles from the county is the Corpus Christi International Airport.
Brazoria County is full of recreation and entertainment including shopping, restaurants, golf, parks, and additional resources. Also right at home in Brazoria County is the Sea Center of Texas, Bayou Wildlife Zoo, Quintana Neotropical Bird Sanctuary, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, and more.
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