Mission Bend is a large residential community located off State Highway 6 about four miles northwest of Sugar Land and twenty miles southwest of Houston. The development straddles the boundary of Fort Bend and Harris counties and was established by 1980. By 1990 Mission Bend had a population of 24,945. That figure increased to 30,831 by 2000, and the community had several schools. Many residents commuted to Houston.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
Laurie E. Jasinski, “Mission Bend, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed January 17, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mission-bend-tx.
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