Richwood is a city in Brazoria County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,510 at the 2010 census.
|Motto: "Rich in History, Focused on the Future"|
Location of Richwood, Texas
|Coordinates: 29°3′41″N 95°24′45″W|
Richwood is located in south-central Brazoria County at (29.061512, -95.412597). It is bordered to the southwest by Oyster Creek, which separates it from the cities of Lake Jackson and Clute. The city extends to the northeast along Bastrop Bayou.Angleton, the Brazoria County seat, is 8 miles (13 km) to the north, andFreeport on the Gulf of Mexico is 8 miles (13 km) to the south.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Richwood has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.30%, is water.
The city is served by the Brazosport Independent School District and the Brazoria County Library System.