Why Choose Angleton?
The Greater Angleton Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary organization of citizens who invest time and resources in a community development program that strives to improve the economic, civic, and cultural well-being of the area.
Angleton, the County Seat of Brazoria County, is a thriving community that offers a small town atmosphere with many of the conveniences of a big city, the best of both worlds. Located just minutes from Houston, Angleton boasts excellent schools, affordable housing, a low crime rate, and the opportunity for families to live and work in a nurturing environment.
Angleton and the surrounding area have an abundance of attractions for even the most diverse group. The city provides easy access to many of the historical sites and nearby museums.
Popular locations include:
- Brazoria County Museum
- Stephen F. Austin Statue
- East Columbia Historical Homes
- Columbia Historical Museums
- Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historical Park
- Rosenwald School
- Lake Jackson Historical Museum
- Abner Jackson Plantation Site
- Nolan Ryan Center.
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. The Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge is another interesting location in the area. In addition, the City of Angleton is home to The Crocodile Encounter and MSR Houston, a premier racing facility for thrill seekers and karting enthusiasts. Popular local events include Market Days held two times per year, Concerts in the Park, Freedom Fireworks, Heart of Christmas Celebration, and the Brazoria County Fair, each held annually.
The Greater Angleton area is the place to live and do business in Texas!