Located in the state of Texas and is within the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land metropolitan area, most of the city’s area is within Fort Bend County and a small portion that extends to Harris County. The area where the present-day stand holds a vital role in the history of Texas wherein it dates back to its early days as part of the United States. Upon the arrival of the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos, and Colorado Railway, the railroad’s operation stretched from Hamburg, now Houston, to Stafford’s Point. It was the first railroad to operate in the states, and as also the first standard gauge railroad west of the Mississippi River.
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