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Exhibit 12

Gulf Coast Metro Counties

There are nine metropolitan counties in the Central Texas Region.

They are:

  • Austin County with Bellville as its county seat.
  • Brazoria County with Angleton as its county seat.
  • Chambers County with Anahuac as its county seat.
  • Fort Bend County with Richmond as its county seat.
  • Galveston County with Galveston as its county seat.
  • Harris County with Houston as its county seat.
  • Liberty County with Liberty as its county seat.
  • Montgomery County with Conroe as its county seat.
  • Waller County with Hempstead as its county seat.

The other four counties are:

  • Colorado County with Columbus as its county seat.
  • Matagorda County with Bay City as its county seat.
  • Walker County with Huntsville as its county seat.
  • Wharton County with Wharton as its county seat.

For more information on this exhibit, please contact the Comptroller’s Data Services Division at 512-463-4900 or at P.O. Box 13528, Austin, Texas 78711-3528.

Source: Office of Management and Budget and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

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