Introduction to Clute, Texas
Clute was named after Soloman J. Clute, who bought the land here in 1881. In 1886, Soloman sold the land to his brother, George. With the establsihment of the Dow Chemical Company and many other large construction companies, the city began to prosper. Clute was officially incorporated in May of 1952. A completely fossilized mammoth was discovered once in the city, giving Clute some national publicity.
Clute and nearby Attractions
- Lake Jackson Historical Museum
- Brazosport Nature Center & Planetarium
- Brazoria County Museum
- Sea Center Texas
- Columbia Historical Museum
- Galveston Island State Park
Things To Do In Clute
Clute offers easy access to numerous museums, including the Brazoria County Museum, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science and the Lake Jackson Historical Museum. Fishing and boating can be enjoyed on Clute Lake, Eagle Lake and Lake Bend. Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the facilities offered by the Wilderness Golf Course.
Brazoria County Airport is nearby.
Clute Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are offered by Alvin Community College, San Jacinto College- Central Campus and the University of Houston- Clear Lake.