Brazos County Real Estate and Information

Brazos County Real Estate and Information

Named after the Brazos River, Brazos County is home to over 194,000 residents.  The county’s history dates back to the 1840s.  The county is bordered by Burleson County, Grimes County, Madison County, Robertson County, and Washington County. The county is home to Texas A&M University which has made the county to become one of the most financially successful counties in the state.

Communities

Bryan

Bryan is the county seat of Brazos County and borders College Station.  The two cities are commonly referred to as Bryan–College Station, with a combined population of 190,000 residents. The city was incorporated in 1871.

Residents of Bryan have a number of great options for shopping and dining.  The Bryan Square Shopping Center has a Firestone Tire Center and 99 Cent store, along with other stores. Old Bryan Market Place is located in a 22,000 square foot historic building and sells both new and used items for your home décor. 

Great places to eat are in abundance in Bryan. Fuego Tortilla Grill serves up huge portions of authentic Mexican fare, featuring slow-cooked meats and homemade tortillas. Grub Burger Bar is the place to go for the best burgers in Bryan.  Other outstanding restaurants include The Republic, Fish Daddy's Grill House, Napa Flats Wood-fired Kitchen, among many others.

The city of Bryan has several major employers, four of which employ over 1000 people.  Texas A&M University, although located in College Station, employs around 19,000, making it the major economic drive of the two cities.

The Bryan Independent School District cares for the public education of students living in Bryan, with 4 high schools, 4 middle schools, and 16 elementary schools.

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College Station

College Station is the 2nd largest city in Brazos County and home to Texas A&M University, to which the city owes its name as the college is located along the railroad. College Station was named the most educated city in Texas in 2006 by Money Magazine.

Shopping is abundant in College Station.  Historic Downtown Bryan features a variety of shops and stores such as Bird's Nest Gifts & Antiques, Brazos Glassworks Studio, Earth Art, and many others. Post Oak Mall includes popular retailers such as Macy's, Bath & Body Works, JC Penney, Claire's, The Gap, Sears, American Eagle Outfitters and Victoria's Secret, along with a food mall.

The educational needs of students in College Station are cared for by College Station Independent School District. College Station is also of course home to Texas A&M University, home of the Aggies.  A&M has the largest student body of over 60,000 students in Texas, and one of the largest in the US.

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Other Communities

Other communities in Brazos County include the city of Wixon Valley, the towns of Kurten and Millican, the Census-designated place of Lake Bryan, and the unincorporated communities of Benchley and Wellborn.

Contact Information

Kathy Scott
Real Estate BCS
1701 Southwest Parkway Suite 110
College Station TX 77840
(979) 695-3300
Fax: (979) 217-8780