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Brenham (/ˈbrɛnəm/ BREN-um) is a city in east-central Texas in Washington County, United States, with a population of 15,716 according to the 2010 U.S. census. It is the county seat of Washington County. Brenham is south of College Station, and about halfway between Houston and Austin approximately 70 miles (110 km) northwest of Houston. Brenham is renowned as the heart of the bluebonnet region in Central Texas. The local chamber of commerce promotes the Bluebonnet Trails and offers free maps to guide visitors along the most scenic wildflower routes, which also pass historic sites and attractions. Washington County is known as the "Birthplace of Texas," as it contains the site of the signing of the Texas Declaration of Independence on March 2, 1836 in the town of Washington-on-the-Brazos. This is now a state historic site. Brenham is also known for its annual German heritage festival that takes place each May called Maifest, similar to Volksfest. Numerous German immigrants settled here in the mid-nineteenth century, following the Revolutions in German states in 1848.

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Brenham in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. Brenham is located at a short trip away from Houston a major city in United States. Houston, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Space Center Houston, Hermann Park, Museum District. Also, to reach Brenham, you'll have to take a flight to Houston; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Brenham.

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Facts and Stats for Brenham*

  • Living in Brenham - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 85.91 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Brenham

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Brenham

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.67 USD

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