Brazoria County, “Where Texas Began”, has something for everyone. Not only is it a coastal county with twenty three miles of sandy beaches, but it is full of Texas history. Brazoria County was the first capital of the Republic of Texas, which proves the county’s roots run rich with Texas history. Visit our county historical museum to find out more information.
Brazoria County has plenty of agriculture, from rice farming to cattle production, and one of the largest county fairs in the state of Texas. You can visit our county fair in October and see for yourself.
Economic growth is abundant in Brazoria County. Billions of dollars are being poured into industry growth in the area. Port of Freeport is expanding its boundaries to accommodate importing and exporting growth. The City of Pearland continues to grow providing local amenities that once were only had by traveling to surrounding areas. Brazoria County is one of the fastest growing areas in the region and is being recognized as a great place to work, raise a family and retire.
Local festivals are not hard to find in Brazoria County. They include the Mosquito festival in Clute, Alvin’s Hometown Festival, Pearland Wine & Food Festival, and No Name Festival in Brazoria, just to name a few. For those who enjoy the outdoors, you will find flowing coastal plains to lush green forests, inshore and offshore fishing, bird watching, shelling and wildlife preserves.
Brazoria County also offers the best county parks in the state of Texas. Some of the county parks offer cabin rentals and RV parks right on the beach. Rent a cabin or bring your RV, rest and relax while you bird watch and enjoy a beautiful sunset over the Gulf of Mexico.
If you are a treasure hunter and love to shop, you can find unique shops nestled in many of the small, quaint communities throughout the county. The northern part of the county offers a different shopping experience with new shopping centers and boutiques.
Whatever you like to do, whether it is shopping, fishing, camping, playing on the beach or simply relaxing, you will find it here in Brazoria County. Come visit us, you just might want to stay.