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Location & Transportation

Competitive Edge

In today’s global economy, the strategic location of your business can give you the competitive edge your business needs, and Brenham is that place. Located in south-central Texas, Brenham is the county seat of Washington County.

Perfectly positioned in the Texas Triangle at the intersection of US Highway 290 and State Highway 36, Brenham is midway between two megapolitan cities – Houston and Austin – both just over an hour’s drive away. Brenham is also located just south of College Station and within easy access to San Antonio, Dallas, and Fort Worth.

Intermodal Transportation

Brenham provides convenient access and cost-efficient transportation options for materials, commodities, and goods by air, water, rail, and roadways.


Deepwater Ports

Port of Houston

One of the world's largest ports; 50-miles-long complex of diversified public and private facilities is only 90 miles from Brenham.

Port of Freeport

Located in Brazoria County, Texas, Port Freeport offers a wide-range of specialized Texas Port services that can help your business succeed and expand. Port of Freeport is 116 miles from Brenham.

Port of Galveston

Port of Galveston is the oldest port in the Gulf of Mexico west of New Orleans, can handle all types of cargo, and is an easy 126 miles from Brenham.