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Welcome to Richmond, Texas


Richmond, county seat of Fort Bend County, whose namesake is Richmond, England, is actually note- worthy in and of itself. With a civic personality that combines artistic culture with a bit of Texas cowboy, Richmond and its many historic landmarks, are becoming a popular destination for people seeking a pleasant place to live, work, play and learn. 

Richmond, was settled in 1837 as an outpost along the Brazos River. The city is the home of the beautifully renovated Fort Bend County Courthouse, Fort Bend Museum, Moore Home, Morton Cemetery, as well as the George Ranch Historical Park, Long Acres Ranch Nature Center and 134 historical landmarks, Richmond, with over 5-miles of Brazos River frontage, offers a unique, historic setting, and is the cultural center of Fort Bend County, one of the fastest growing counties in the US. 

Come explore why many throughout the Houston region are coming to Richmond to invest, live, work, play, and learn.

Mission of the DCR

The mission of the Development Corporation of Richmond is to serve the community by promoting private and public investments that will generate multiple public revenue streams to fund quality of life enhancements and activities that preserve and capitalize on our heritage.

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