On the front porch of the southwest Houston metroplex, Richmond is a charming Texas city with a rich and meaningful history, positioned perfectly for growth to propel the town into the future.
The City of Richmond was incorporated by the Republic of Texas in 1837 - the same year as Fort Bend County and nearby Houston. The city was founded near the site of Fort Bend, a blockhouse fortification built on a bend of the Brazos River. The area was originally settled by 57 of Stephen F. Austin's original 300 settlers.
Richmond's location advantage joined with a talented available workforce, and competitive business environment are bringing high quality commercial and residential development and opportunity to the area.
The past chapters of Richmond’s story serve as a valued and foundational prologue, without which the next chapters of its compelling future could not be written. Big things are coming, and the Richmond of today is ready.