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Fort Bend County, TX
The county was named for the settlement founded here in the early 1820s

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The county is in the Houston-Baytown metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 442,620. This was an increase of  24.87% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$63,831
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fort Bend County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Fort Bend County was $33,000. This was an increase of 23.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 107% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Richmond

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11% of Fort Bend County residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Bend County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Fort Bend County include Arcola-Fresno Cemetery, Briscoe Cemetery, Cesinger Cemetery, Concord Cemetery, Cottonwood Cemetery, Davis-Greenlawn Cemetery, Dewalt Cemetery, Friedens Cemetery, Goss Cemetery, Guy Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Fort Bend County include Arcola, Beasley, Booth, Cinco Ranch, Clodine, Crabb, Cumings, Dewalt, Fairchilds, Fresno ... View communities

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Education

School districts in Fort Bend County include Fort Bend ISD, Kendleton ISD, Lamar CISD, Needville ISD, Stafford Msd ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Fort Bend County include Albert George Branch Library, Bob Lutts Fulshear/Simonton Branch Library, First Colony Branch Library, George Memorial Library, Mamie George Branch Library, Missouri City Branch Library, Sugar Land Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media

Newspapers in Fort Bend County include Rosenberg Herald Coaster ... View newspapers

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Politics

Fort Bend County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Bend County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Fort Bend County include Best Value Inn & Suites, Best Western, Comfort Suites Stafford, Courtyard by Marriott Houston/Sugarland, Days Inn, Drury Inn Houston Sugar Land, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, La Quinta Inn Houston Stafford/Sugarland, Marriott Sugar Land Town Square ... More hotels

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