Brazos Country, Texas

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Brazos Country, Texas
Brazos Country is located in Texas
Brazos Country
Brazos Country
Coordinates: 29°45′11″N 96°2′17″W / 29.75306°N 96.03806°W / 29.75306; -96.03806
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyAustin
Incorporated2000
Area
 • Total2.00 sq mi (5.19 km2)
 • Land1.95 sq mi (5.06 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total469
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
474
 • Density242.70/sq mi (93.71/km2)
ZIP code
77474
FIPS code48-10090
GNIS feature ID1923026
Websitewww.brazoscountrytx.com

Brazos Country is a residential community in Austin County, Texas.

City Map, showing position from I-10

Geography[edit]

Brazos Country is located south of Interstate 10 and 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Sealy. Downtown Houston is 43 miles (69 km) to the east. The eastern city limits of Brazos Country run along the west bank of the Brazos River. The only entrances to the city are from Chew Road. As of the 2010 census the population was 469.[3]

There are several small, unnamed bodies of water within Brazos Country, likely manmade.[4]

Brazos Country is located at 29°45′11″N 96°2′17″W / 29.75306°N 96.03806°W / 29.75306; -96.03806. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14 km2), of which, 5.4 square miles (14 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.[5]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010469
2019 (est.)474[2]1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

Government[edit]

City government is by mayor and city council. The Sealy Independent School District serves area students.

Brazos Country encompasses the River Ridge Golf Club [7] which occupies the west bank of the Brazos River.

History[edit]

Development of the area began in the late 1970s, and the city was incorporated in May 2000.[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Brazos Country city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved August 26, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer Files 2016-Places-Texas". US Census. Retrieved 11 January 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-11-19. Retrieved 2019-10-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Boundary Changes". Geographic Change Notes: Texas. Population Division, United States Census Bureau. 2006-05-19. Archived from the original on 2010-08-06. Retrieved 2008-05-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Brazos Country, Texas - Handbook of Texas.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 29°45′14″N 96°03′02″W / 29.75389°N 96.05056°W / 29.75389; -96.05056