Freeport, Texas

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City of Freeport
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
Coordinates: Coordinates: 28°57′34″N 95°21′25″W / 28.95944°N 95.35694°W / 28.95944; -95.35694
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyBrazoria
IncorporatedFebruary 10 1917
Government
 • MayorLarry McDonald
Area
 • Total13.3 sq mi (34.3 km2)
 • Land11.9 sq mi (30.8 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
Elevation
0 (Sea Level) ft (0 m)
Population
 (2000)[1]
 • Total12,708
 • Density1,069.6/sq mi (413/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
77541-77542
Area code(s)979
FIPS code48-27420[2]
GNIS feature ID1357720[3]
Websitehttp://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. Archived from the original on 2009-01-16. Retrieved 2007-2-2. Check date values in: |accessdate= (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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