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Friendswood

Harris County and Galveston County,

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The Texas state capital is Austin.


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Zip Codes

77546

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Friendswood is approximately 32,717 (2004), 35805 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,405 (2000), 12726 (2010).

The amount of land area in Friendswood is 53.717 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Friendswood is 21 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Friendswood to Washington DC is 1264 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 165 miles. (as the crow flies)
Friendswood is positioned 29.51 degrees north of the equator and 95.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Friendswood median income is $69,384 (2000).

The Friendswood median home price is $124,600 (2000).

Friendswood miscellany.

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Location

Friendswood location: located 3 miles west of I-45, about 27 miles northwest of Galveston and about twenty miles south of Houston. Other nearby communities include Webster, Pearland, League City, Nassau Bay, Hillcrest, Brookside Village, Alvin and South Houston.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Friendswood is sub-tropical. It is rare for winter temperatures to fall below freezing. Spring and Fall both provide very pleasant weather. Summers tend to be hot and humid, typical of the gulf coast area. Average temperatures in winter run from 42 to 62 degrees while June temperatures average between 74 and 90 degrees.
Friendswood average annual rainfall is 46.1 inches per year
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History & History Related Items

Friendswood history:

A history page for Friendswood.

Two men of the Quaker faith, Frank Jacob Brown and Thomas Hadley Lewis, came to the area in the spring of 1895. They were impressed with the area and quickly arranged to purchase a trust deed for the property. The deed was recorded on 15 July 1895 and the colony named Friendswood. The town remained a small Quaker community for many decades. When the population of Houston began to fan out to other areas, many young families chose Friendswood in which to live and raise their fmailies. In 1960, incorporation took place and the first mayor and city council were elected. Since that time growth has continued with many homes, businesses, churches, schools and organizations.
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Attractions

Friendswood attractions:

The NASA Johnson Space Center
2101 NASA Road 1
Next to Clear Lake about 20 miles from Houston off I-45
Phone: 281-483-8693

NASA Space Center
1601 Nasa Rd
Houston, TX 77058
About 25 miles south of downtown Houston in the NASA/Clear Lake area.
Phone 281-244-2105
Email: schinfo@spacecenter.org

Parks and sports in Friendswood.

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Economy & Industry

Friendswood economy: stable. Located in both Harris and Galveston Counties, Friendwood is part of the Houston metropolitan area. The aerospace industry provides a main source for the local economy. Unemployment is low and the average income is higher than the Houston Bay area in general.
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