Lake Jackson: The City of Enchantment
Lake Jackson, known as the “City of Enchantment”, is a city in Brazoria County, Texas within the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area. In 1942, Lake Jackson was developed as a company town for the workers of the Dow Chemical Company and has since transformed into a thriving, small city with a population of approximately 30,000 residents. In 2015, WalletHub named Lake Jackson as the “9th Best Place to Get a Job” in the state of Texas and is minutes away from key employers such as Zachry, Shintech, PCL, Fluor and Freeport L&G. Aside from a thriving economy, residents of Lake Jackson will enjoy a plethora of restaurants, ranging from local eateries to national chains. Popular attractions include the Lake Jackson Historical Museum, the Lake Jackson Library, and the Wilderness Golf Course. In addition to the golf course, the area contains thirteen city parks, eight trails, and a 65,000 square foot recreational center that includes a full size gymnasium, two aerobics/multipurpose rooms, a weights/cardiovascular training room, four racquetball courts, and two indoor swimming pools. Job security, delicious eats, and endless entertainment are all available to you once you become a resident of Lake Jackson.