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Brenham is a city in Washington County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Richard Fox Brenham, doctor and member of the Texan Santa Fe expedition
The latitude of Brenham is 30.166N. The longitude is -96.397W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 341 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,999.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Brenham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77833 ZIP code.
28% of Brenham residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brenham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brenham was $15,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Brenham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Brenham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.
Libraries in Brenham include Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Brenham include Brenham Banner Press
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brenham political report.
Brenham restaurants taking online reservations include Inn at Dos Brisas ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Brenham workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Brenham between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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