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Pearland, Texas

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The location of Pearland

Welcome to Pearland ...

The city of Pearland is primarily located in Brazoria County. A portion of Pearland extends into Harris County and Fort Bend County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Pearland has a population of 122,149 people<2> (see below for details).

Pearland is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Pearland is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (281)<4>, (713) and (832).

The ZIP codes for Pearland: 77581, 77584, 77588<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pearland had a population of 91,252 people (or 29.14% of the total population of Brazoria County). This makes Pearland the county's most populous community.

The population of Pearland represents 0.36% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 37th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 91,252 people, the population of Pearland increased 142.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 37,640 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Pearland had an population of 122,149 people. This is an increase of 33.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 224.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Pearland ...

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

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

Websites for Pearland ...

Official Website:

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 Pearland. 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 Pearland. 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 Pearland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pearland ...

Looking for more information about Pearland? 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 Pearland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pearland.

Communities near Pearland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Houston   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Pearland

Located in Harris County

Pasadena   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pearland

Located in Harris County

Sugar Land   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Pearland

Located in Fort Bend County

League City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Pearland

Located in Galveston County

Missouri City   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Pearland

Located in Fort Bend County

Friendswood   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pearland

Located in Galveston County

La Porte   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pearland

Located in Harris County

Deer Park   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Pearland

Located in Harris County

Alvin   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Pearland

Dickinson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Pearland

Located in Galveston County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Brazoria County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Pearland:

The official website for Brazoria County:

The official website for State of Texas:

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 Pearland.

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

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<4>Of the area codes for Pearland, area code (281, 832) is an overlay.

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<5>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 Pearland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pearland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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- Pearland) 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 Pearland. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pearland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pearland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5584, Longitude: -95.3209     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pearland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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