Brazos County, TX Real Estate and Community Information
The county seat for Brazos, TX is Bryan. Brazos County is located between the Brazos and Navasota rivers. In the 1820 farmers arrived to raise cattle and grow corn and cotton in the area's rich river bottoms. The region was eventually formed into Washington County. The county is positioned in the middle of a triangle bounded by Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and Austin. In 1841 Washington County was split into Navasota County and eventually renamed Brazos County
Parks and Recreation
The county’s communities provide an array of beautiful parks
and recreational areas for Brazos County home buyers. Facilities range from
College Station’s 52 recreational areas to Bryan’s parks filled with trails, pools,
playing fields and picnicking facilities. One Of Bryans attraction is Lake Bryan which is located near by.The surface area of the lake is 829 acres. Much of the park lies on a 180 acre island with waterfront picnic, RV and camping sites that are shaded by 100 year old oaks. Brazos County also has 4 golf courses located in Bryan. Traditional Golf Course http://www.traditionsclub.com/Club/Scripts/Home/home.asp is just one of them. The course is centered on 900 acres and is considered the private golf club and residential community in Aggieland.
Attractions and Activities
Museums and historic sites near Brazos County TX homes for sale bring the area’s rich history to life. The county’s most famous museum is found on the campus of Texas A&M University. The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library honors and preserves the records and artifacts of our 41st President. Texas A&M also hosts several art galleries, the Bonfire Memorial, gorgeous gardens and traditional celebrations that bring visitors from across the nation. Texas A & M University is famous for football but also offers other sports programs such as,Women's Equestrians, Men's golf and swimming. Another don’t miss attraction is the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History in Bryan. This excellent museum offers fossil exhibits, art, antique equipment, live animals, a wonderful nature trail, classes, camps and much more. Along with enjoying these great museums, historic architecture enthusiasts may want to take driving or walking tours by the many Brazos County homes and buildings that are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Brazos County also offers year round events for visitors and residents. Santa's Wonderland can be found just south of College Station. This Christmas village has live music, millions of gorgeous lights, and a petting zoo. College Station’s Starlight Music Series at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater provides free concerts by notable bands each May and June. Another enjoyable event is First Friday http://downtownbryan.com/blog/first-friday/ located downtown is a monthly event held on the first Friday of each month. The event is centered around arts & culture related activities and demonstrations. First Friday is a free event open to the public. Saundra McCulloch a Brazos County realtor can tell you more about this central Texas community.