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Sugar Land Overview
Sugar Land mapSugar Land, located in eastern Fort Bend County, is approximately 20 miles southwest of downtown Houston. The city was incorporated on Dec. 29, 1959, encompassing only 2,265 acres.

Land area in city limits (2017)
  • Full-purpose: 36.47 square miles or 23,341.03 acres
  • Limited-purpose: 0.51 square miles or 326.34 acres

Land area in extraterritorial jurisdiction (2017)
  • 19.67 square miles or 12,591.22 acres

Sugar Land is a full-service municipality providing the highest quality of affordable services to meet the needs of its citizens. Master-planned communities and welcoming neighborhoods enhance home values and create a sense of belonging. The community offers outstanding schools, libraries, civic organizations and other resources that make Sugar Land a great place to work, live and raise a family.

Numerous high-profile regional and international corporations have chosen Sugar Land as a corporate home, including Minute Maid, Schlumberger, Tramontina USA, Fluor Corporation, Bechtel Equipment Operations, Noble Drilling, Money Management International and Aetna. Sugar Land's aggressive economic development program has created a business-friendly environment, one that includes a variety of incentives, including a corporate aviation facility.

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