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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.


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Median household income
Local
$32,198
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brenham demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Hickory Grove
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 80. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 5.8 per 1,000 people.
Ranked No. 2 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Ice Cream Festival - May 5, 2007
  • Washington County Fair - Sept. 15-22, 2007
  • Maifest - May 11-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brenham web sites and events links in the sections below.
Brenham attractions: Blue Bell Creameries
Historic sites and museums: Brenham Heritage Museum, Texas Baseball Hall of Fame
Colleges and universities: Blinn College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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Ancestry & family history

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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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brenham was $15,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Brenham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brenham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $795.


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Libraries

Libraries in Brenham include Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Brenham include Brenham Banner Press

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Politics

Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Brenham political report.

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Restaurants

Brenham restaurants taking online reservations include Inn at Dos Brisas ... View restaurants

Traffic

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.

Travel

Hotels in Brenham include Best Western, Comfort Suites Brenham, Holiday Inn Express, Ramada Limited.

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