Freeport, Texas

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City of Freeport
City
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Brazoria
Incorporated February 10 1917
Government
 • Mayor Larry McDonald
Area
 • Total 13.3 sq mi (34.3 km2)
 • Land 11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
Elevation 0 (Sea Level) ft (0 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 • Total 12,708
 • Density 1,069.6/sq mi (413/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 77541-77542
Area code(s) 979
FIPS code 48-27420[2]
GNIS feature ID 1357720[3]
Website http://www.freeport.tx.us/

Freeport is a city in Brazoria County, Texas within the Houston – Sugar Land – Baytown Metropolitan Area in Southeast Texas. As of the 2000 U.S. census, the city population was 12,708. Freeport is about sixteen miles from Angleton.

Dow Chemical is the major employer in Freeport, as the company operates a large chemical plant complex in Freeport.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Census Bureau Population Finder: Freeport, TX". factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2007-2-2.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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