LAKE JACKSON

Population 23,412

Altitude 14


General

Founded as model community 1941 by Dow Chemical Co. as housing project for war workers, is now largest city in Brazoria County. Name is from small oxbow lake on antebellum plantation of Major Abner Jackson. Known for uniquely named streets such as Any Way, This Way, That Way. Home of Brazosport College.


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