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Brazosport Area

The Brazosport area has it all. From thriving downtown Lake Jackson, to the refreshing beaches of Surfside, there is something for everyone in the Brazosport area.

For those into fishing, there are multiple options. For fresh water fishing there are many bayous, creeks and rivers to choose from – not to mention lakes. The San Bernard River, Oyster Creek, and the Brazos River are all just minutes drive from each other. The bays offer some amazing fishing for waders, shore or boat fishers. Or if you are looking for bigger prizes, offshore charters are available daily in Freeport and Surfside. 

If you are more of an animal observer, the Brazosport area has multiple nature preserves, birding areas, and wildlife areas boasting a wide variety of birds and other wildlife. Or check out Sea Center Texas, home of many species of aquatic wildlife on display and a nice nature trail where alligators, birds, turtles, snakes, and butterflies can be seen. Or check out the largest sea shell exhibit in Texas at the Brazosport Museum of Natural Science. 

There is always something going on in the Brazosport area. This year Clute will host the 40th Great Texas Mosquito Festival in late July. Throughout the year concerts are held at local parks, restaurants and venues. Some of the biggest names in show business and hot up and coming artists hit local stages big and small. 

For the adventurous, there are trails, parks, golf courses, surfing, kite boarding, wind surfing, kayaking, boating, jet skiing and more. There is fun to be had all year round whether indoor or outdoor and in every season.

Or if you are looking for relaxation, the Brazosport area has a large mall among many unique and established retailers. If you or looking for a one of kind hand crafted gift or just need to pick up supplies at a big box store, the Brazosport area has you covered. Or if you are looking for fine dining, there are many local favorites and national chains – all in a variety of flavors.

Or maybe you are interested in finding a job to settle down. With one of the lowest unemployment rates in Texas, the Brazosport area has a job for you. With a large industrial sector and a thriving commercial sector, the Brazosport area has jobs to spare. In fact, many people commute to the Brazosport area from outside of the area. Some of the larger employers in the Brazosport area are: Dow Chemical, BASF, Freeport LNG, Olin, Fluor Corporation, Zachry Group, Phillips 66, Excel, and TDCJ. 

If you are looking for an education, Brazosport College is one of the best colleges in the Texas. Sitting on 156 gorgeous acres, Brazosport College has served the community since 1968. Brazosport College offers a growing list of four year degrees and a long list of two year and career certificates.  

Cities Include:

  • Clute
  • Freeport
  • Lake Jackson
  • Richwood
  • Oyster Creek
  • Surfside