Friendswood is a city in the U.S. state of Texas within theHouston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area. The city lies inGalveston and Harris counties. As of the 2010 census, the population of Friendswood was 35,805.
In 2007, CNN/Money Magazine listed Friendswood as one of 100 "America's Best Places to Live" for that year, making it one of 900 small towns recognized since the rankings first began in 2005.
Friendswood was founded in 1895 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
The Friendswood Public Library at 416 South Friendswood Drive serves Friendswood.