Our Cities

Brazoria is one of the largest counties in Texas at well over 1,600 square miles. The population, which has been growing steadily, is over 330,000.

The county seat is Angleton, located almost in the center of the county and only 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Brazoria County is a mixture of rural and suburban areas. There are 24 incorporated areas in the county. The largest city by population is Pearland with 125,817 residents and the smallest is Quintana with 72.

Top 5 Cities By Population


Population: 125,817

Just south of Houston, you’ll discover one of the top places to visit in Texas: Pearland. A thriving culinary scene, fabulous shopping, amazing year-round events, and affordable hotels will draw you in, but the friendly culture will make you extend your visit.

Lake Jackson

Population: 27,269

Sits just 20 miles from the Gulf Coast. Situated in the heart of the retail center of southern Brazoria County, Lake Jackson offers the amenities of a large city while still maintaining its small-town feel.


Population: 26,592

Conveniently located, Alvin offers visitors big-city attractions with small-town hospitality. Less than an hour’s drive from the Kemah Boardwalk, Space Center Houston, downtown Houston, and Galveston.


Population: 19,371

Angleton combines small-town charm, awe-inspiring wildlife, and easy access to metropolitan convenience in a way few can. The town sits within a stone’s throw of the sprawling city of Houston, the beaches of Surfside and Galveston, and many of the Gulf Coast region’s other notable places.


Population: 12,184

Brazoria County's seaport city, Freeport is located right on the Gulf of Mexico. Currently ranked 26th in international tonnage, Freeport is the industrial shipping gateway to the Greater Houston Region.

No matter what city you’re in, here in Brazoria County, you’re never far from Houston and the rest of the metro area. Beautiful nature preserves and the sun and surf of the Gulf of Mexico are right out your backdoor.