Mission Bend, TX


By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: August 26, 2004


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 July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mission-bend-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 26, 2004

Place
Mission Bend
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1867556
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Fort Bend County
  • Harris County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 29.69384290°
  • Longitude: -95.66494680°
Population Counts
People Year
24,945 1990
30,831 2000
36,501 2010
45,175 2019