Richwood, TX is also known as Richwood Village and is located on Lake Jackson. State Highway 288 is nearby and the town is located in the southeastern portion of Brazoria County.
There is not much recorded history on Richwood, but it is thought that the town slowly grew until it was included with several other towns and cities into the Brazosport industrial and port area.
Richwood is an incorporated subdivision without any businesses. The residential community had 649 residents by 1966, a figure which quickly grew to 3,057 residents by 1988. As of 1990 2,732 people called Richwood home.
Lake Jackson is a popular attraction in the area and offers great boating and fishing opportunities. If you enjoy water sports, you’ll feel right at home in Richwood. Since the community is entirely residential, it is a very quiet place to live and an ideal place to rent an apartment, particularly if you plan to work in Houston.
Brazoria County is home to the Brazos River, a waterway with much history. You’ll be able to find some great fishing in this area as well as many historical sites, museums and much more.
Houston is home to many exciting attractions. The Astrodome is a popular spot for football games and there are several professional sports teams in Houston. Nearly all year round, you’ll be able to take in either a football, baseball or basketball game. Horseracing is also big in Houston and the Sam Houston Race Park offers exciting quarter horse races.
Astroworld/Waterworld is a favorite among families, and offers a fun way to beat the heat during the summer months. The Space Center in Houston offers the ability to learn more about the United States’ space program, as well as a glimpse at a replica of Mission Control.
You’ll also be able to find some great department stores, antique shops and many different specialty stores all throughout the city. These stores offer a great way to decorate your apartment and find clothes from the best stores and chains in the country.
If you enjoy fine dining, Houston has hundreds of restaurants featuring many different types of cuisine. Whether you enjoy traditional Texas cooking, or you’re looking to mix it up a little, you won’t be disappointed.
At the end of the day, you’ll be able to return to your quiet apartment in just a few minutes. Suburban life has its advantages and although there aren’t any businesses located within the community, all of the latest conveniences are just a short drive away.
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