IMPORTANT NOTICE: Microsoft has informed Fort Bend County IT of an ongoing global issue currently affecting Microsoft cloud based services. Microsoft is actively working to resolve and correct the issue. It is possible County employees may experience a disruption in electronic mail and other Microsoft cloud based services until the issue is resolved.

History gives the present its perspective, and the future its guide. Its importance is immense!

The Fort Bend County Historical Commission is charged with encouraging and assisting historical awareness and appreciation within the county. Additionally, it institutes and carries out a continuing survey of the county’s historical buildings, sites, cemeteries, archeological sites, both public and private, and other historical features within the county. It assists and advises organizations and individuals in the process of application for Texas Historical Markers. It reports to the Fort Bend County Commissioners Court and the Texas Historical Commission.

Commission members are appointed by the Commissioners’ Court for a term of two years starting in January of odd numbered years. Commission meetings are held on the third Tuesday of the month in the months of February, May, August, and November.