Pearland

Proximity to the railroad brought settlement to the city of Pearland in 1892. First known as Mark Belt, the town was platted and renamed in 1894 to reflect the abundance of pear orchards in the vicinity. The first Europeans came to the Pearland area in 1528. Early explorers included Cabeza de Vaca, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, and, during Texas’ fight for independence and the days of the Republic of Texas, Stephen F. Austin.

The story of the area's founding families speaks of a hearty and determined group of people drawn to the areas by glowing advertisements of land that had “perfect climate,…is fertile, and easily cultivated.” The Great Hurricane of 1900 spared the lives of the town’s residents but destroyed businesses, homes and farms. The railroad offered a free trip out of town and many families, left destitute by the storm, left. The few who remained dug in and turned the town around after years of struggle.

Although Pearland was impacted by Hurricane Ike in 2008, the city has rebounded rapidly and continues to grow. Today, Pearland is a successful community with low crime and a small-town town atmosphere just 15 minutes away from world-renowned entertainment (Houston Symphony, Ballet, and Grand Opera) and world-class health care (Texas Medical Center). Forbes Magazine has ranked Pearland as one of the fastest growing suburbs in the nation. Home prices range from well below $100,000 for lots in some areas to more than $700,000 for completed homes, and there are an increasing number of $1 million-plus sales as well.

Pearland Independent School District covers 43.3 square miles and has a student enrollment of 14,236 with 917 teachers. Campuses include two high schools, one ninth- grade campus, three junior high schools, three middle schools, nine elementary schools, the PACE Institute and the Alternative Learning Academy. All schools are fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The University of Houston-Clear Lake offers undergraduate and graduate classes at Pearland College Center.

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0 County Road

Pearland, TX, United States
$3,300,000
Web #: 1230443
MLS ID: NONMLS
Land: 212 acres (approx.)
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0 County Road 128

Pearland, TX, United States
$2,036,297
Web #: 1230446
MLS ID: 58256664
Land: 357.50 acres (approx.)
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2402 Taylor Lane #A

Pearland, TX, United States
$1,699,000
Web #: 1233818
MLS ID: 97028340
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full / Partial: 4 / 2
Interior: 7,505 sq. ft. (approx.)
Land: 4.80 acres (approx.)
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6055 County Road 203

Liverpool, TX, United States
$460,000
Web #: 1234309
MLS ID: 93640198
Bedrooms: 1
Baths Full: 1
Interior: 1,872 sq. ft. (approx.)
Land: 40.17 acres (approx.)
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12312 Bend Creek Lane

Pearland, TX, United States
$410,000
Web #: 1233924
MLS ID: 65666784
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full / Partial: 4 / 1
Interior: 4,188 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 11,177 sq. ft. (approx.)
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2911 Birch Bough Street

Pearland, TX, United States
$399,999
Web #: 1250477
MLS ID: 25706548
Bedrooms: 5
Baths Full / Partial: 3 / 1
Interior: 4,036 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 9,601 sq. ft. (approx.)
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2603 Rosemary Court

Pearland, TX, United States
$359,500
Web #: 1234328
MLS ID: 77745645
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full / Partial: 3 / 1
Interior: 3,503 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 10,332 sq. ft. (approx.)
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17420 Mclean Road Cr 104

Pearland, TX, United States
$350,000
Web #: 1233451
MLS ID: 82246408
Lot Size: 426,888 sq. ft. (approx.)

3511 Creekstone Drive

Pearland, TX, United States
$315,000
Web #: 1234040
MLS ID: 85004724
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full: 2
Interior: 2,618 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 8,673 sq. ft. (approx.)
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13803 Laurel Loch Court

Pearland, TX, United States
$314,900
Web #: 1234443
MLS ID: 10418875
Bedrooms: 4
Baths Full: 3
Interior: 3,007 sq. ft. (approx.)
Lot Size: 15,071 sq. ft. (approx.)
13803+Laurel+Loch+Court
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