Sugar Land, Texas

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Sugar Land, Texas
City of Sugar Land
Sugar Land Town Square, First Colony in 2010
Location in Fort Bend County, Texas
Coordinates: 29°35′58″N 95°36′51″W / 29.59944°N 95.61417°W / 29.59944; -95.61417Coordinates: 29°35′58″N 95°36′51″W / 29.59944°N 95.61417°W / 29.59944; -95.61417
CountryUnited States
CountyFort Bend
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor Joe R. Zimmerman
Himesh Gandhi
Mary Joyce
Steve Porter
Bridget Yeung
Amy Mitchell
Carol McCutcheon
 • City ManagerAllen Bogard
 • Total34.0 sq mi (88.1 km2)
 • Land32.4 sq mi (83.9 km2)
 • Water1.6 sq mi (4.2 km2)
100 ft (30 m)
 • Total78,817
 • Estimate 
 • Density2,723/sq mi (1,051.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
77478-79, 77487, 77496, and 77498
Area code(s)Mostly 281 also 713, 832, and 346
FIPS code48-70808
GNIS feature ID1348034[1]

Sugar Land is a city in Texas. It is in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land big city area and Fort Bend County. It is one of the richest cities in Texas. It is growing very fast. It grew more than 158 percent in the last ten years.[2] As of the 2010 census, its population was 78,817. It is here that Miss Teen USA Katie Blair lived during her freshmen, sophomore and junior years.

Geography[change | change source]

Sugar Land has a total area of 34 square miles.

People[change | change source]

Sugar Land has 78,817 people living there.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "City of Sugar Land - Press Room - Quick Facts". Archived from the original on 2010-11-28. Retrieved 2010-11-27.

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