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Sandy Point, Texas
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Coordinates: 29°23′08″N 95°28′52″W / 29.38556°N 95.48111°W / 29.38556; -95.48111
Country United States
State Texas
County Brazoria
Incorporated 2012
Area
 • Total 1.74 sq mi (4.50 km2)
 • Land 1.74 sq mi (4.50 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
56 ft (17 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 4,488
 • Estimate 
(2019)
236
 • Density 135.71/sq mi (52.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
77583
Area code(s) 281, 832
FIPS code 48-65345
GNIS feature ID 1346604

Sandy Point is a city on Farm to Market Road 521 (FM 521) in north central Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The small community is located near a state prison. In the 19th century, the settlement served nearby sugar cane and cotton plantations. Sandy Point's post office, school and railroad have disappeared, but there were two churches in the community in December 2013.

History

Sandy Point incorporated in 2002 to avoid annexation from Missouri City. in 2005 Missouri City agreed to recognize the incorporation of Sandy Point.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.) 236
U.S. Decennial Census

Education

Students in Sandy Point are served by the Angleton Independent School District, including Angleton High School. In the 2013–2014 school year, the Angleton ISD served the area via Rosharon Zone Bus Route #223.

The Texas Legislature designated portions of Angleton ISD that by September 1, 1995 had not been annexed by Alvin Community College as in the Brazosport College zone. As Sandy Point is not in the maps of Alvin CC, it is in the Brazosport College zone.

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