Clute Day Trips

Weekend Getaways, Road Trips and Day Trips Near Clute

Clute, Texas The Hub of Brazosport, began at the junction of the old Calvit and Eagle Island Plantations. Alexander (Sandy) Calvit, one of Austin's Old Three Hundred, got title to the land in 1824. Eagle Island Plantation belonged to Jared Groce, the richest man in Austin's Colony.In 1881 the Clute name was given when it was bought by Soloman J. Clute who later sold the property to his brother George in 1886. George was described as, a little Yankee from New York with a long, white beard. In the early 1940's Clute began to prosper with the advent of Dow Chemical and several large construction | Read More About Clute