Rosenberg is located in southeastern Texas, approximately one hour from the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Nearly 32,000 people live here and experience the down-home aspects of life in Texas. Rosenberg's small-town charm draws in new residents from all over the country who wish to experience traditional, family-oriented values. Search for Rosenberg apartments for rent, and find southern hospitality just outside of Houston.
When Mexico awarded a land grant to Stephen Austin in the 1830s, a town grew as an unnamed shipping point on the Brazos River. The tow was eventually named to honor Henry von Rosenberg, a wealthy banker who served as the first president of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe railroad. Today, Rosenberg is a thriving community that offers many local initiatives. Officials here work to maintain the city's scenic surroundings by incorporating parks, recreation facilities and water conservation efforts into the local landscape. With Houston just 36 miles away, residents living in Rosenberg apartments enjoy the idyllic nature of a Southern town with close proximity to the state's more well-known amenities. Living in Rosenberg is also very affordable, as the city's cost of living index of 91.9 is less than the national average.
The Rosenberg Railroad Museum opened in 2002, and in the years since, has become one of the city's largest attractions. With a collection of photographs, memorabilia, maps and artifacts, the museum details the railroading history of Fort Bend County. The CAST Theatrical Company is another local favorite, and invites guests to enjoy repertory theater. Located in the city's historic downtown district, the theater dazzles visitors every weekend with a variety of live performances. Rosenberg also hosts family-friendly events throughout the year, including the Easter Egg hunt, BOO-berg Halloween Carnival, Christmas in Rosenberg and an annual Gazebo Lighting event.
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