English, Brazoria County, Texas

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English is an unincorporated community located at County Road 42 and Oyster Creek in northern Brazoria County, Texas, United States. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_0

English is north of the Ramsey Unit and 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Angleton. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_1

The Handbook of Texas states that the community may have been named after the family of an area resident named "Buck" English. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_2

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English began as a station of the Columbia Tap line, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of what is now Farm to Market Road 1462 on Oyster Creek. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_3

In 1917, English had a general store and a cotton gin. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_4

In 1924, a post office opened in English, closing later that year with its functions transferring to the office in Sandy Point. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_5

Area maps from the 1980s show several scattered residences and abandoned buildings. English, Brazoria County, Texas_sentence_6

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