Austin County TX Digital Publication

On behalf of the Sealy Chamber of Commerce, it’s our pleasure to present you with the Historic Austin County, Texas Visitors Guide.

Welcome to Austin County

Welcome to Austin County, Texas I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to Austin County. It is my sincere wish that you an yours enjoy the many…

Fun Facts & Firsts

Austin County Facts Austin County is named for Stephen Fuller Austin, also known as the “Father of Texas.” Austin County was selected by Stephen F. Austin in 1823 as the…

Where is Bellville

Where is Bellville Texas Bellville, voted the county seat of Austin County in 1846, is at the junction of Texas Highway 36 and FM 159, roughly the geographic center of…

Bleiblerville

Bleiblerville, in northwest Austin County on Highway 2502, was originally part of the 1830’s Shelbourne Plantation. Germans settled in the area as the plantations were downsized into small farmsteads. A…

Brazos Country

Brazos Country was developed in the late 1970s. In 1978, a small independent Houston oil company came into Austin County and purchased 650 acres of ranch land immediately west of…

Cat Spring

History of Cat Spring Texas Cat Spring is situated a few miles southwest of Bellville, the county seat. As one of the first German/American settlements in the state, it is…

Frydek

Frydek is on Farm Road 1458 and the west bank of the Brazos River three miles east of Sealy and three miles south of San Felipe in southeastern Austin County….