Introduction to Stafford, Texas
Stafford, Texas, in Fort Bend county, is 1 miles W of Missouri City, Texas (center to center) and 15 miles SW of Houston, Texas. The city is located in the Houston metropolitan area. Stafford has a population of 15,681.
The area was initially home to a rural community with agriculture being the principal source of livelihood. In 1830, William Stafford built a cotton-gin and a crane mill which brought prosperity to the community. The original townsite was developed in 1853. The city's incorporation, however, did not take place until 1956.
Stafford and nearby Attractions
- Primera Iglesia Bautista Church
- Southwest Indoor Soccer Center
- Aquatic Dreams Aquarium Service
- Mamie George Branch Library
- New Hope Cemetery
Things To Do In Stafford
Primera Iglesia Bautista Church and New Hope Cemetery attract visitors because of their marvelous architecture. Southwest Indoor Soccer Center frequently hosts sports events, and tourists can attend these events as spectators. Aquatic Dreams Aquarium Service has many rare specimens of marine flora and fauna on display. Mamie George Branch Library is an ideal place for visitors who like to relax with a good book or two.
William P. Hobby Airport provides air transportation facilities to the people of Stafford.
Stafford Higher Education
Houston Baptist University, Rice University, and University of Houston-University Park are nearby.