What's Happening in Grimes County TX?

Grimes County, in southeastern Texas, lies forty miles northwest of Houston. Grimes County covers 799 square miles at the boundary between the Post Oak Belt and the Coastal Plain. Most of the area, especially the eastern sections, consists of gently rolling to sloping terrain, while the bottomland along the rivers and streams is nearly level to gently sloping. The elevation ranges from 193 feet above sea level in the southeast to 415 feet in the northwest. 

County Profile

As of 2006, the population was 25,552. Its county seat is Anderson. The county has a total area of 2,075 km2 (801mi2). 2,055 km (794 mi) of it is land and 20 km(7 mi) of it (0.94%) is water. Temperatures in the county range from an average high of 96° F in July to an average low of 40° in January. Rainfall averages 40.5 inches a year, and the growing season averages 278 days a year. Grimes County provides numerous opportunities for hunting and fishing. Visitors are attracted to the area by its numerous historic sites and homes, as well as the annual Renaissance Festival held in October and the Nostalgic Days celebration held each May. Major Highways: State Highway 6 (Texas) State Highway 30 (Texas) State Highway 90 (Texas) State Highway 105 (Texas)

Local Hot Spots

Major cities and towns: Anderson, Bedias, Lola, Navasota, Richards, Todd Mission.

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