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JONES CREEK, TEXAS

Brazoria County, Texas Gulf Coast

28 58' 45" N, 95 28' 33" W (28.979167, -95.475833)

Highway 36
12 Miles S of Angleton the county seat
6 Miles W of Freeport
9 Miles SE of of Brazoria
Population: 2,106 Est. (2018)
2,020
(2010) 2,130 (2000) 2,160 (1990)

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History on a Pinhead

The area was first settled in the 1820s by Anglo-Americans who set up large cotton plantations. Later arrivals were members of Austin's "Old Three Hundred." After the Civil War, the community's future looked dim. Growth was non-existant and it went into an economic coma until after WWII when it was one of several communities included in the Brazosport industrial and port area.

Jones Creek had a population of 2,851 in the mid 1950s and included former communities of Perry Landing, Peach Point, and Peach Crest. Gulf Park, a residential community established in 1927 is included under Jones Creek.

The town incorporated in 1970 and it was around that time when the population declined to 1,268. Ten years later it had returned to 2,634. The Austin School, two churches, and several buildings were shown on county maps in the 1970s and the Gulf Prairie Church and the Gulf Park settlement are nearby.

TX Brazoria County 1920s Map
Brazoria County 1920s map showing Perry Landing (S of Angleton)
From Texas state map #10749
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

TX Brazoria County 1940s Map
Brazoria County 1940s map showing Perry Landing (S of Angleton)
From Texas state map #4335
Courtesy Texas General Land Office



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Jones Creek, Texas Nearby Towns:
Angleton the county seat
Houston
See Brazoria County

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