Pearland Texas began near a siding switch on the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway in 1882, the community was originally named Mark Belt. On September 24, 1894, the plat of "Pear Land" was filed with the Brazoria County courthouse by Witold Von Zychlinski saw the Pear trees and decided that "Pear Land" would make a good name for the community. Pearland is the 3rd largest city in the Houston region. It is ranked the fastest growing city in the Houston region and the 2nd largest growing city in Texas.
This city offers affordable housing, outstanding schools, safe neighborhoods and superb quality of life which has led tremendous growth in the area. The area is a short 20 minute drive to downtown Houston, allowing residents to experience all the sports, word-class cultural amenities and recreation available. There are many recreational areas and special events held in town. The Pearland Natatorium and Recreational Center is a large facility dedicated to providing quality services that connect the community through people, parks, and programs. Special events include: Summer Fest, National Park and Recreation Month, Celebration Freedom, Trick or Treat Trail, Recreation Center and Natatorium Birthday Bash. Some of the abundant entertaining and shopping available here can be found at the Pearland Town Center, Shadow Creek Town Center, The Spectrum District, Silver Lake Village Shopping Center, The Crossing, Shadow Creek Market Place and Cinemark Movies 12.
There is great opportunities for economic growth. The labor force and job base grew substantially with its population growth. A majority of the community's labor force commutes daily into the Texas Medical Center and the other employment centers in the region. The city also has many people employed by NASA and it's many contractors as well as The Pearland Independent School District (PISD).
Most Pearland students will attend (PISD). PISD is an excellent school district. It has been listed "Best- In- The- Nation" by Newsweek and Washington Post, for excellent testing achievement. This school district has 11 elementary, 4 middle, 4 junior high and 3 high schools. PISD mission is to "Prepare students to perform at the highest potential and produce global citizens of tomorrow".
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