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ALLIGATOR POINT. Alligator Point, a narrow promontory at the western end of the small island formed by the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway across from Galveston Island (at 29°10' N, 95°07' W), is eighteen miles southeast of Angleton in extreme east central Brazoria County. The point consists of grass-covered sand dunes.


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

"ALLIGATOR POINT," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.