WILD PEACH, TX
WILD PEACH, TEXAS. Wild Peach is located off State Highway 36 about four miles northwest of Brazoria in western Brazoria County. The town began as a residential development in the early 1950s. By 1958 citizens had constructed a community center, church, and several businesses. The residents also organized a volunteer fire department. Wild Peach appeared on county highway maps in the early 1960s, but no population figures were available until the 1990 census reported 2,440 residents. At that time the town still had its community center, a church, and grain elevators. In 2000 Wild Peach remained a residential area with a population of 2,498.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Laurie E. Jasinski, "Wild Peach, TX," accessed January 24, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hjw17.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.