Angleton, the County Seat of Brazoria County, prides itself on community spirit and a small town atmosphere. Strategically located on Hwy 288, only 44 miles from Houston, and 18 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, Angleton truly is in “the heart of the fun.” Great parks, schools and housing help make Angleton a great place to call home, and great attractions and events keep visitors coming back for more. The City provides easy access to many of the historical sites and nearby museums that showcase the rich history of the area, and is home to the 60 ft. statue that honors the “Father of Texas,” Stephen F. Austin.
Being in such close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico offers visitors the opportunity of numerous outdoor activities or simply a great day at the beach. Popular local events include Market Days, held two times per year which boasts 200 vendors from across the State of Texas and beyond, The Freedom Festival held the Saturday before the 4th of July, The Brazoria County Fair, Austin Town Festival and Heart of Christmas Celebration, each held annually. So whether you’re a history buff, love to shop till you drop, or desire the thrill of a good rodeo, Angleton has something for everyone!
For more information about Angleton or any of the great events and attractions visit www.angleton.tx.us/toursim.