The city of Brenham was founded in 1844. It was named after Richard Fox Brenham, a doctor and member of the Texan Santa Fe expedition. The city was incorporated in 1858.
Brenham and nearby Attractions
- Blue Bell Creamery
- Brenham Heritage Museum
- City of Brenham Parks & Recreation Department
- Washington on the Brazos
- Horseshoe Junction
- Lake Somerville
- Blue Bell Aquatic Center
Things To Do In Brenham
The city of Brenham offers easy access to several historic sites. You can visit the various museums to learn more about the history of the region. In addition, there are many parks in the city. The recreation department of the city organizes a wide variety of events and programs for people of all ages throughout the year.
- Bush Intercontinental Airport (Houston)
- Hobby Airport (Houston)
- Easterwood Airport (College Station)
- Brenham Municipal Airport
Brenham Higher Education
Higher educational facilities are provided by Blinn College. Prairie View A & M University and Texas A & M University are also nearby.