Sandy Point is a city on  Farm to Market Road 521 (FM 521) in north central Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The small community is located near a state prison. In the 19th century, the settlement served nearby sugar cane and cotton plantations. Sandy Point's post office, school and railroad have disappeared, but there were two churches in the community in December 2013.
History [ edit ]
Sandy Point incorporated in 2002 to avoid annexation from
Missouri City. in 2005 Missouri City agreed to recognize the incorporation of Sandy Point. 
Government and infrastructure [ edit ]
The Rosharon Volunteer Fire Department provides fire services for Sandy Point.
Sandy Point is located at the entrance to the
Darrington Unit, a prison for men operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. 
Demographics [ edit ]
Est. 2015 216
U.S. Decennial Census
Education [ edit ]
In the 2013–2014 school year, the
Angleton Independent School District served the area of Sandy Point via Rosharon Zone Bus Route #223. 
The Sandy Point Bible Church is on County Road 42 just west of FM 521.
Live oak trees draped with Spanish moss are plentiful near Sandy Point. This one is on County Road 42.
References [ edit ]
^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sandy Point, Texas
^ " Missouri City agrees to recognize Sandy Point." (Southern Newspapers). April 7, 2005. Retrieved on October 17, 2009. The Facts
^ Home page. Rosharon Volunteer Fire Department. Retrieved on September 17, 2010.
^ " Sandy Point, Texas." . Retrieved on July 16, 2010. Handbook of Texas
^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" . Retrieved . July 2, 2016
^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov . Retrieved . June 4, 2015
^ "General Documents: Route Stops and Times". Angleton Independent School District . Retrieved . January 15, 2014
External links [ edit ]