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Lake Jackson

Lake Jackson, city (1990 pop. 22,776), Brazoria co., SE Tex., on a branch of the Brazos River, near the Gulf of Mexico; founded 1941. It is a trading and shipping center for the many dairy and fruit farms in the area, and there is light industry.

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