Pearland, the fastest growing city in Brazoria County, is positioned on a growth curve that extends well into the 21st century and is fueled by an enviable location. Pearland's history goes far beyond the initial founding date. Such famous names as Cabeza de Vaca, La Salle, and Stephen F. Austin leap out from this tumultuous chapter in Texas' colorful history that traces the area's development to present-day Pearland. The tenacity of these early settlers formed the backbone of a thriving community that continues to grow. Pearland invites you to come for a visit, and stay for a lifetime!