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Small town Texas is the name of the game in Richmond.
With an estimated population of 13,466, those looking for an old town with a historical feel will find peace in Richmond. This town, originally established in 1837 by some of Stephen F. Austin's "Old Three Hundred," is today the seat of Fort Bend County.
The city's major links of transportation include U.S. highways 90A and 59. Highway 59 is the fastest route for residents to reach Houston, 15 miles northeast.
Residents have access to Oakbend Medical Center, home to more than 250 physicians. The center has the only advanced trauma center in the county, as well as the only dedicated pediatric unit.
Those living in Richmond can choose one of 30 local churches or four parks. A big draw for the city is its location on the Brazos River, which provides places to swim, kayak, tube, and relax.
According to its website, the city's tagline is "Life is richer in Richmond."