Brazos Country, Texas

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Not to be confused with Brazos County, Texas.
Brazos Country, Texas
City
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
Country United States
State Texas
County Austin
Incorporated 2000
Area
 • Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.4 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 469
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
ZIP code 77474
FIPS code 48-10090
GNIS feature ID 1923026
Website www.brazoscountrytx.com

Brazos Country is a city in Austin County, Texas. It 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.[1]

City Map, showing position from I-10

Development of the area began in the late 1970s, and the city was incorporated in May 2000.[2][3]

Geography[edit]

Brazos Country is located at 29°45′11″N 96°2′17″W / 29.75306°N 96.03806°W / 29.75306; -96.03806 (29.753099, -96.038010). 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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 469
Est. 2015 484 [5] 3.2%
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Brazos Country city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ Brazos Country, Texas - Handbook of Texas.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer Files 2016-Places-Texas". US Census. Retrieved 11 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  7. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

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