The Fort Bend County region is one of the most diverse, dynamic and rapidly growing areas in Texas and the United States. The links below provide valuable resources and information to acquaint you with all that Fort Bend County has to offer!
With a population of over 600,000, Fort Bend County is home to seventeen cities, ranging from small to large each with their own unique flavor and outstanding characteristics. The strength of these cities has matched rapid growth with strategic planning, high levels of service, investments in infrastructure and cooperative efforts between the governments of the cities, the County and the State.
Fort Bend is a county rich in history with roots dating to the early 1820’s and the arrival of Stephan F. Austin’s original colony of 300 families at the bend of the Brazos River. From the establishment in 1837 of the county seat in Richmond to the beginnings of storied Imperial Sugar in 1886 through the discovery of oil in the 1900's and beyone Fort Bend County has a wealth of colorful history to explore.
For more than 15 years, Fort Bend has been in the top 20 counties in the United States for economic excellence and population growth. Excellent schools, affordable housing, and extensive recreational facilities have attracted families with impressive demographic profiles. This results in a local employment base that provides relocating companies with a diverse mix of professional, technical, skilled, and unskilled labor with the highest educational attainment levels in the region.
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