Washington County, Texas

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Washington County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas, known for the Convention of 1836 where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed. As of 2000, the population was 30,373. Its county seat is Brenham[1]. The county is named for George Washington, the first president of the United States.

The Brenham Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Washington County.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 621 square miles (1,609 km²), of which 609 square miles (1,578 km²) is land and 12 square miles (31 km²) (1.95%) is water.

Major highways

See List of highways in Washington County for more roadways in Washington County.

Adjacent counties

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