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Welcome to Angleton ...

The city of Angleton is located in Brazoria County and is the County Seat for Brazoria County.

The location of Angleton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Angleton has a population of 19,544 people<2> (see below for details).

Angleton is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Angleton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Angleton is within the boundaries of the (979) area code.

The ZIP codes for Angleton: 77515-77516<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Angleton had a population of 18,862 people (or 6.02% of the total population of Brazoria County). This makes Angleton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Angleton represents 0.08% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 127th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,862 people, the population of Angleton increased 4.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,130 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Angleton had an population of 19,544 people. This is an increase of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Angleton.

Communities near Angleton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Angleton and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Alvin   [Map]   26,474   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brazoria   [Map]   3,099   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clute   [Map]   11,634   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Danbury   [Map]   1,769   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Freeport   [Map]   12,169   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jones Creek   [Map]   2,096   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Angleton.

Communities Also Named Angleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Angleton - it's located in Indiana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Angleton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Angleton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Angleton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Angleton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Angleton:

Websites for Angleton ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Angleton ...

Looking for more information about Angleton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Angleton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Angleton.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Angleton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Angleton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Angleton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Angleton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Angleton includes: 77515 & 77516.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Angleton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Angleton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Angleton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Angleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.1684, Longitude: -95.4280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Angleton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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